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Observatory Parameters
Jan 23
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
First Quarter
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Galaxy IC 4542 Galaxy in Boötes Constellation

Size: 48'' x 30'' Magnitude: 14.1 Also known as IC 4542A, CGCG 194-2, MCG 6-34-6, PGC 54855

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Galaxy IC 4542 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

21.7
15h 22m 05s
33º 08' 55''
0.0316
SB0-a -
436 M light years
Last visited objects: IC 4542

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