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Observatory Parameters
Nov 22
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
10:18 20:21

Elliptical Galaxy NGC 2986 Galaxy in Hydra Constellation

Size: 3.2' x 2.6' Magnitude: 10.8 Also known as ESO 566-5, MCG -3-25-19, PGC 27885, UGCA 178
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Elliptical Galaxy NGC 2986 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

21.7
9h 44m 15s
-21º 16' 40''
0.0077
E2 - Elliptical
106 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 2986

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