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Observatory Parameters
Feb 25
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Gibbous
13:18 03:10

Spiral Galaxy IC 4617 Galaxy in Hercules Constellation

Size: 1.2' x 24'' Magnitude: 15.2 Also known as PGC 2085077
Uploaded by starwatcher.ch SO, Switzerland
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Visual Field: 0.6º
ISO: 800
Uploaded by Jochen_Knarren Vlaanderen, Belgium
Size: 2,601 × 1,732 px
Visual Field: 0.8º
ISO: 800
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Size: 5,316 × 3,589 px
Visual Field: 0.8º
ISO: 800
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Size: 3,000 × 2,246 px
Visual Field: 0.9º
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Size: 2,496 × 1,664 px
Visual Field: 0.8º
Uploaded by starwatcher.ch
Size: 2,271 × 1,516 px
Visual Field: 1.0º

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Spiral Galaxy IC 4617 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

16h 42m 08s
36º 41' 02''
Sb - Spiral
503 M light years
Last visited objects: IC 4617

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