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Observatory Parameters
Jan 23
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
11:04 23:52

Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 2988 Galaxy in Leo Constellation

Size: 54'' x 12'' Magnitude: 14.6 Also known as CGCG 122-78, KCPG 214A, PGC 28078, UGC 5233
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 2988 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

21.4
9h 46m 47s
22º 00' 44''
0.0254
Sbc - Barred Spiral
350 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 2988

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