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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 3055 Galaxy in Sextans Constellation

Size: 2.1' x 1.3' Magnitude: 12.1 Also known as CGCG 35-87, IRAS 09526+0430, MCG 1-25-34, PGC 28617, UGC 5328
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 3055 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

21.8
9h 55m 17s
4º 16' 10''
0.0060
SBc - Barred Spiral
83 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 3055

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