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Observatory Parameters
Jan 21
Ashburn
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
10:02 21:49

Spiral Galaxy IC 3159 Galaxy in Virgo Constellation

Size: 30'' x 18'' Magnitude: 15.9 Also known as PGC 139797

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Data Sheet

22.5
12h 19m 53s
11º 40' 27''
0.0262
SB - Spiral
361 M light years
Last visited objects: IC 3159

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