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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 4255 Galaxy in Hydra Constellation

Size: 54'' x 36'' Magnitude: 13.2 Also known as ESO 509-20, DRCG 28-52, MCG -4-32-20, PGC 47209

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Elliptical Galaxy IC 4255 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

21.2
13h 28m 00s
-27º 21' 14''
0.0340
E3 - Elliptical
468 M light years
Last visited objects: IC 4255

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