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Observatory Parameters
Jan 21
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
10:02 21:49

Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 2487 Galaxy in Gemini Constellation

Size: 2.7' x 2.1' Magnitude: 12.5 Also known as CGCG 118-30, IRAS 07553+2517, KCPG 150B, MCG 4-19-12, PGC 22343, UGC 4126
Credit: NGC/IC Project
Uploaded by tedelaney2009 TX, United States
Size: 3,358 × 2,536 px
Visual Field: 0.2º

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Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 2487 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

23.0
7h 58m 20s
25º 08' 56''
0.0161
SBb - Barred Spiral
222 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 2487

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