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Observatory Parameters
Feb 18
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
08:36 20:44

Galaxy NGC 2649 Galaxy in Lynx Constellation

Size: 1.5' x 1.4' Magnitude: 12.3 Also known as CGCG 179-22, IRAS 08409+3453, KARA 281, KUG 0840+348, MCG 6-19-18, PGC 24531, UGC 4555
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Galaxy NGC 2649 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

21.7
8h 44m 08s
34º 43' 02''
0.0141
SBbc -
195 M light years
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