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Observatory Parameters
Jan 19
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
08:58 19:51

Spiral Galaxy NGC 2796 Galaxy in Cancer Constellation

Size: 1.1' x 42'' Magnitude: 13.5 Also known as CGCG 151-42, MCG 5-22-29, NPM1G +31.0156, PGC 26178, UGC 4893
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Spiral Galaxy NGC 2796 as seen from Ashburn
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Data Sheet

9h 16m 41s
30º 54' 57''
Sa - Spiral
321 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 2796

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