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Weather for Jul 27 Night
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Waxing Crescent
10:42 23:17

Galaxy NGC 2216 Galaxy in Canis Major Constellation

Size: 1.4' x 1.1' Magnitude: 12.8 Also known as ESO 556-17, IRAS 06194-2203, MCG -4-15-27, PGC 18877
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Hourly Elevation Jul 27

Maximum elevation of Galaxy NGC 2216 occurs at 11:07 hours

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Mid February

Data Sheet

21.9
6h 21m 30s
-22º 05' 14''
0.0096
SBab
132 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 2216