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Observatory Parameters
Jan 21
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
10:02 21:49

Spiral Galaxy NGC 2961 Galaxy in Ursa Major Constellation

Size: 48'' x 12'' Magnitude: 14.7 Also known as NGC 2959A, CGCG 332-63, KCPG 211B, MCG 12-9-63, PGC 27958
Credit: NGC/IC Project
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Size: 3,043 × 2,023 px
Visual Field: 1.4º

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Spiral Galaxy NGC 2961 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

9h 45m 22s
68º 36' 33''
Sb - Spiral
207 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 2961

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