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Observatory Parameters
Jan 17
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
New Moon
07:43 17:57

Galaxy NGC 2861 Galaxy in Hydra Constellation

Size: 1.5' x 1.4' Magnitude: 13.0 Also known as CGCG 6-38, IRAS 09210+0220, MCG 0-24-10, PGC 26607, UGC 4999
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Galaxy NGC 2861 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

22.4
9h 23m 36s
2º 08' 09''
0.0170
SBbc -
234 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 2861

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