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Observatory Parameters
Jan 21
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
10:02 21:49

Barred Spiral Galaxy IC 3170 Galaxy in Virgo Constellation

Size: 24'' x 24'' Magnitude: 14.3 Also known as CGCG 70-18, MCG 2-32-7, PGC 39816, VCC 417

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Barred Spiral Galaxy IC 3170 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

20.9
12h 20m 26s
9º 25' 27''
0.0251
Sbc - Barred Spiral
346 M light years
Last visited objects: IC 3170

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