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

Galaxy NGC 2966 Galaxy in Sextans Constellation

Size: 2.2' x 54'' Magnitude: 12.7 Also known as CGCG 35-33, IRAS 09395+0454, MCG 1-25-13, Mrk 708, NPM1G +04.0213, PGC 27734, UGC 5181
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Galaxy NGC 2966 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

22.1
9h 42m 11s
4º 40' 25''
0.0068
SBbc -
94 M light years
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