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Observatory Parameters
Apr 21
Leesburg
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
11:05 01:00

Elliptical Galaxy IC 3957 Galaxy in Coma Berenices Constellation

Size: 24'' x 24'' Magnitude: 14.6 Also known as CGCG 160-218, DRCG 27-70, MCG 5-31-60, PGC 44554

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Data Sheet

21.2
12h 59m 07s
27º 45' 59''
0.0211
E0 - Elliptical
291 M light years
Last visited objects: IC 3957

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“How hard to realize that every camp of men or beast has this glorious starry firmament for a roof! In such places standing alone on the mountain-top it is easy to realize that whatever special nests we make - leaves and moss like the marmots and birds, or tents or piled stone - we all dwell in a house of one room - the world with the firmament for its roof - and are sailing the celestial spaces without leaving any track.” John Muir
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