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Observatory Parameters
Jan 20
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
09:31 20:49

Galaxy IC 4278 Galaxy in Canes Venatici Constellation

Size: 30'' x 18'' Magnitude: 15.4 Also known as PGC 2294807
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Galaxy IC 4278 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

22.0
13h 30m 27s
47º 14' 48''
0.0167
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230 M light years
Last visited objects: IC 4278

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