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

Elliptical Galaxy IC 3959 Galaxy in Coma Berenices Constellation

Size: 30'' x 30'' Magnitude: 14.2 Also known as CGCG 160-217, DRCG 27-69, MCG 5-31-59, PGC 44553

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Elliptical Galaxy IC 3959 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

21.3
12h 59m 08s
27º 47' 01''
0.0236
E0 - Elliptical
326 M light years
Last visited objects: IC 3959

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