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Galaxy IC 2996

Galaxy in Hydra constellation (The Water Snake (female)). Also known as ESO 440-51, IRAS 12032-2941, MCG -5-29-9, PGC 38334.
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1.6' x 24''
12h 05m 48s
-29º 58' 19''
0.0075
13.50
12.90
Sbc - Barred Spiral
104 M light years

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Hourly Elevation

Maximum elevation at 07:22 hours

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Best period for observing at
Late April

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