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Observatory Parameters
May 27
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Gibbous
18:35 04:54

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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Elliptical Galaxy NGC 3012 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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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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