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Observatory Parameters
Apr 21
Leesburg
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
11:05 01:00

Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 3021 Galaxy in Leo Minor Constellation

Size: 1.5' x 54'' Magnitude: 12.1 Also known as CGCG 182-25, IRAS 09479+3347, KUG 0947+337, MCG 6-22-19, PGC 28357, UGC 5280
Credit: NASA & ESA
Credit: NASA, ESA and A. Riess (STScI/JHU)
Credit: NASA, ESA and A. Riess (STScI/JHU)
Credit: NASA, ESA and A. Riess (STScI/JHU)
Credit: NASA, ESA and A. Riess (STScI/JHU)
Credit: NASA, ESA and A. Riess (STScI/JHU)
Credit: NASA, ESA and A. Riess (STScI/JHU)

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Data Sheet

21.1
9h 50m 57s
33º 33' 14''
0.0051
Sbc - Barred Spiral
71 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 3021

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