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Observatory Parameters
Jan 19
Ashburn
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
08:58 19:51

Galaxy NGC 2987 Galaxy in Sextans Constellation

Size: 1.5' x 42'' Magnitude: 12.9 Also known as CGCG 35-47, IRAS 09430+0510, MCG 1-25-17, PGC 27981, UGC 5220
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Data Sheet

21.6
9h 45m 41s
4º 56' 29''
0.0125
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172 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 2987

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