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

Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 2989 Galaxy in Hydra Constellation

Size: 1.7' x 54'' Magnitude: 13.0 Also known as ESO 566-9, IRAS 09430-1808, MCG -3-25-20, PGC 27962
Credit: NGC/IC Project
Uploaded by Paul_Hutchinson
Size: 2,045 × 1,534 px
Visual Field: 0.2º

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Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 2989 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

9h 45m 25s
-18º 22' 28''
Sbc - Barred Spiral
190 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 2989

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