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

Galaxy IC 5278 Galaxy in Aquarius Constellation

Size: 1.2' x 24'' Magnitude: 15.2 Also known as MCG -1-58-14, PGC 70232

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Galaxy IC 5278 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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23.0
23h 00m 15s
-8º 10' 42''
0.0114
Sd -
157 M light years
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