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Weather for Jul 28 Night
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Waxing Crescent
11:43 23:48

Cigar Galaxy · M 82 Galaxy in Ursa Major Constellation

Size: 11.2' x 4.3' Magnitude: 8.4 Also known as NGC 3034, 3C 231, Arp 337, CGCG 333-8, IRAS 09517+6954, KCPG 218B, MCG 12-10-11, PGC 28655, PRC D-13, UGC 5322
Credit: NASA, ESA and the Hubble Heritage Team STScI/AURA). Acknowledgment: J. Gallagher (University of Wisconsin), M. Mountain (STScI) and P. Puxley (NSF).
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Hourly Elevation Jul 28

Maximum elevation of Cigar Galaxy occurs at 14:38 hours

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Data Sheet

21.2
9h 55m 53s
69º 40' 58''
0.0007
Sd
9.5 M light years
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