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Observatory Parameters
Jan 19
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
08:58 19:51

Galaxy NGC 2256 Galaxy in Camelopardalis Constellation

Size: 2.3' x 2' Magnitude: 12.5 Also known as CGCG 330-14, MCG 12-7-15, PGC 19602, UGC 3519
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Galaxy NGC 2256 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

6h 47m 14s
74º 14' 13''
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241 M light years
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