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Observatory Parameters
Nov 22
Ashburn
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
10:18 20:21

Elliptical Galaxy NGC 3012 Galaxy in Leo Minor Constellation

Size: 1' x 1' Magnitude: 13.5 Also known as CGCG 182-23, MCG 6-22-17, NPM1G +34.0176, PGC 28270, UGC 5262
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Data Sheet

22.1
9h 49m 51s
34º 42' 52''
0.0389
E0 - Elliptical
536 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 3012

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