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Observatory Parameters
Jan 21
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
10:02 21:49

Barred Spiral Galaxy IC 4998 Galaxy in Sagittarius Constellation

Size: 1.6' x 1.2' Magnitude: 13.2 Also known as IC 5018, ESO 340-20, IRAS 20188-3828, MCG -6-44-30, PGC 64546

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Barred Spiral Galaxy IC 4998 as seen from Ashburn
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Data Sheet

20h 22m 10s
-38º 18' 31''
SBc - Barred Spiral
308 M light years
Last visited objects: IC 4998

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