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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 3587 Galaxy in Coma Berenices Constellation

Size: 1.4' x 12'' Magnitude: 15.1 Also known as FGC 1474, IRAS 12343+2749, KUG 1234+278, MCG 5-30-36, PGC 42083, UGC 7787

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Spiral Galaxy IC 3587 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

12h 36m 48s
27º 32' 59''
Sc - Spiral
337 M light years
Last visited objects: IC 3587

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