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Observatory Parameters
Nov 21
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
09:31 19:32

Spiral Galaxy NGC 2572 Galaxy in Cancer Constellation

Size: 36'' x 18'' Magnitude: 14.9 Also known as IC 2308, ARAK 160, ARAK 161, CGCG 89-6, CGCG 89-7, IRAS 08178+1931, MCG 3-22-1, MCG 3-22-4, PGC 23415, PGC 23441, UGC 4355
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Spiral Galaxy NGC 2572 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

21.7
8h 20m 45s
19º 21' 42''
0.0192
Sc - Spiral
264 M light years
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