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Observatory Parameters
Jan 23
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
First Quarter
11:04 23:52

Galaxy NGC 2578 Galaxy in Puppis Constellation

Size: 2.2' x 1.3' Magnitude: 12.6 Also known as IRAS 08191-1310, MCG -2-22-2, PGC 23440
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Galaxy NGC 2578 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

8h 21m 24s
-13º 19' 04''
SB0-a -
211 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 2578

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