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Observatory Parameters
Jan 20
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
09:31 20:49

Spiral Galaxy IC 3173 Galaxy in Virgo Constellation

Size: 18'' x 12'' Magnitude: 14.2 Also known as CGCG 70-21, NPM1G +11.0315, PGC 39823, VCC 420

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Spiral Galaxy IC 3173 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

19.8
12h 20m 30s
11º 20' 28''
0.0431
Sa - Spiral
594 M light years
Last visited objects: IC 3173

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