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Observatory Parameters
Jan 20
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
09:31 20:49

Bear Claw/Paw Nebula · NGC 2537 Galaxy in Lynx Constellation

Size: 1.7' x 1.5' Magnitude: 11.7 Also known as Arp 6, CGCG 236-35, KARA 235, KUG 0809+461, MCG 8-15-50, Mrk 86, UGC 4274, V V 138
Credit: NGC/IC Project
Uploaded by Josef
Size: 1,200 × 894 px
Visual Field: 0.3º
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Size: 1,600 × 1,140 px
Visual Field: 0.2º
Uploaded by astroeyes Weymouth, United Kingdom
Size: 1,375 × 1,027 px
Visual Field: 0.2º

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Data Sheet

8h 13m 14s
45º 59' 29''
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20 M light years
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