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Observatory Parameters
Apr 22
Lat. 39.1, Lon. -77.6
Clouds: Seeing:
First Quarter
12:08 01:57

Galaxy NGC 2581 Galaxy in Cancer Constellation

Size: 1.1' x 48'' Magnitude: 13.4 Also known as CGCG 89-19, IRAS 08216+1845, MCG 3-22-10, PGC 23599, UGC 4388
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Galaxy NGC 2581 as seen from Lat. 39.1, Lon. -77.6
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Data Sheet

21.9
8h 24m 30s
18º 35' 49''
0.0197
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272 M light years
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