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Observatory Parameters
Apr 20
Lat. 39.1, Lon. -77.6
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
10:07 00:00

Elliptical Galaxy NGC 2970 Galaxy in Leo Constellation

Size: 24'' x 18'' Magnitude: 13.6 Also known as CGCG 152-59, KUG 0940+322, MCG 5-23-30, Mrk 405, NPM1G +32.0218, PGC 27827
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Elliptical Galaxy NGC 2970 as seen from Lat. 39.1, Lon. -77.6
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Data Sheet

19.9
9h 43m 31s
31º 58' 39''
0.0054
E1 - Elliptical
74 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 2970

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