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Observatory Parameters
Jan 18
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
08:22 18:53

Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 3131 Galaxy in Leo Constellation

Size: 2.4' x 42'' Magnitude: 13.0 Also known as CGCG 93-60, IRAS 10058+1828, MCG 3-26-33, PGC 29499, UGC 5471
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 3131 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

22.2
10h 08m 36s
18º 13' 52''
0.0170
SBb - Barred Spiral
234 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 3131

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