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

Bright Nebula NGC 1973 Bright Nebula in Orion Constellation

Size: 5' Magnitude: 7.0 Also known as Ced 55B
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Size: 3,415 × 2,281 px
Visual Field: 1.0º
Uploaded by Yabu_Gaille
Size: 3,415 × 2,281 px
Visual Field: 1.0º
Uploaded by Michael_Lewis
Size: 1,650 × 1,586 px
Visual Field: 0.8º
Uploaded by Bruce_Feagle CA, United States
Size: 3,216 × 4,195 px
Visual Field: 1.2º
Uploaded by Moccers Western Cape, South Africa
Size: 5,625 × 3,345 px
Visual Field: 0.8º
ISO: 200
Uploaded by Farr AZ, United States
Size: 729 × 962 px
Visual Field: 0.4º

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5h 35m 06s
-4º 43' 59''
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Last visited objects: NGC 1973

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