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Observatory Parameters
Feb 17
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
08:05 19:43

Barred Spiral Galaxy IC 4280 Galaxy in Hydra Constellation

Size: 1.1' x 54'' Magnitude: 12.6 Also known as ESO 509-54, AM 1330-235, IRAS 13301-2357, MCG -4-32-36, PGC 47688

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Barred Spiral Galaxy IC 4280 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

13h 32m 53s
-24º 12' 24''
Sbc - Barred Spiral
225 M light years
Last visited objects: IC 4280

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