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Observatory Parameters
Jan 22
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
10:32 22:49

Galaxy IC 5256 Galaxy in Indus Constellation

Size: 1.1' x 30'' Magnitude: 13.9 Also known as ESO 76-28, FAIR 611, PGC 69820

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Galaxy IC 5256 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

21.9
22h 49m 45s
-68º 41' 24''
0.0127
SBd -
175 M light years
Last visited objects: IC 5256

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