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Observatory Parameters
Jan 18
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
08:22 18:53

Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 2087 Galaxy in Pictor Constellation

Size: 48'' x 36'' Magnitude: 13.6 Also known as ESO 159-26, IRAS 05433-5533, PGC 17684
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 2087 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

21.4
5h 44m 16s
-55º 31' 58''
0.0149
SBa - Barred Spiral
205 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 2087

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