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Observatory Parameters
Jan 19
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
08:58 19:51

Barred Spiral Galaxy IC 3255 Galaxy in Virgo Constellation

Size: 24'' x 18'' Magnitude: 14.2 Also known as 8ZW 185, CGCG 70-40, PGC 40241, VCC 649

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Barred Spiral Galaxy IC 3255 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

20.5
12h 23m 34s
9º 38' 55''
0.0216
Sbc - Barred Spiral
297 M light years
Last visited objects: IC 3255

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