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Observatory Parameters
Jan 19
Ashburn
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
08:58 19:51

Galaxy IC 5040 Galaxy in Octans Constellation

Size: 48'' x 36'' Magnitude: 14.6 Also known as ESO 47-14, IRAS 20461-7652, PGC 65615

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Data Sheet

22.4
20h 52m 19s
-76º 41' 10''
0.0220
Sd -
304 M light years
Last visited objects: IC 5040

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