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Weather for Jul 27 Night
Clouds Seeing
Waxing Crescent
10:42 23:17

Galaxy NGC 2889 Galaxy in Hydra Constellation

Size: 2.3' x 1.9' Magnitude: 11.7 Also known as IRAS 09247-1125, MCG -2-24-26, PGC 26806
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Hourly Elevation Jul 27

Maximum elevation of Galaxy NGC 2889 occurs at 14:13 hours

Monthly Elevation

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Late March

Data Sheet

9h 27m 12s
-11º 38' 36''
SBc - Barred Spiral
153 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 2889