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Observatory Parameters
Nov 21
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
09:31 19:32

Galaxy IC 3157 Galaxy in Virgo Constellation

Size: 48'' x 24'' Magnitude: 14.3 Also known as CGCG 70-12, PGC 39716, VCC 374

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Galaxy IC 3157 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

21.7
12h 19m 47s
12º 25' 19''
0.0593
S0-a -
817 M light years
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