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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 4956 Galaxy in Telescopium Constellation

Size: 1.7' x 1.6' Magnitude: 12.4 Also known as ESO 284-23, IRAS 20079-4544, PGC 64230

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Elliptical Galaxy IC 4956 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

22.1
20h 11m 31s
-45º 35' 35''
0.0174
E1 - Elliptical
239 M light years
Last visited objects: IC 4956

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