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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 3118 Galaxy in Leo Minor Constellation

Size: 2.5' x 24'' Magnitude: 13.5 Also known as CGCG 182-75, FGC 118A, IRAS 10042+3316, KUG 1004+332, MCG 6-22-74, PGC 29415, UGC 5452
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 3118 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

22.1
10h 07m 11s
33º 01' 37''
0.0045
Sbc - Barred Spiral
62 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 3118

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