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Observatory Parameters
Mar 24
Lat. 39.1, Lon. -77.6
Clouds: Seeing:
First Quarter
12:12 02:04

Spiral Galaxy NGC 2942 Galaxy in Leo Minor Constellation

Size: 1.9' x 1.5' Magnitude: 12.6 Also known as CGCG 181-76, IRAS 09361+3413, KUG 0936+342, MCG 6-21-65, PGC 27527, UGC 5140
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Spiral Galaxy NGC 2942 as seen from Lat. 39.1, Lon. -77.6
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Data Sheet

9h 39m 08s
34º 00' 21''
Sc - Spiral
203 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 2942

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