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Nov 17
Ashburn
Clouds: Seeing:
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05:52 16:51
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Elliptical Galaxy NGC 2463 Galaxy in Lynx Constellation

Size: 36'' x 36'' Magnitude: 14.2 Also known as ARAK 145, CGCG 287-13, MCG 10-12-31, PGC 22291
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Data Sheet

21.7
7h 57m 12s
56º 40' 37''
0.0276
E0 - Elliptical
381 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 2463

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