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

Barred Spiral Galaxy IC 4987 Galaxy in Telescopium Constellation

Size: 1' x 48'' Magnitude: 14.5 Also known as ESO 233-52, AM 2013-522, FAIR 891, PGC 64428

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Barred Spiral Galaxy IC 4987 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

22.9
20h 17m 19s
-52º 16' 46''
0.0398
SBc - Barred Spiral
548 M light years
Last visited objects: IC 4987

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