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Observatory Parameters
Jan 19
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
08:58 19:51

Spiral Galaxy IC 5078 Galaxy in Capricornus Constellation

Size: 4.1' x 48'' Magnitude: 12.7 Also known as IRAS 20597-1701, MCG -3-53-21, PGC 65960, UGCA 419

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Spiral Galaxy IC 5078 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

22.6
21h 02m 31s
-16º 49' 05''
0.0049
Sc - Spiral
68 M light years
Last visited objects: IC 5078

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