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Observatory Parameters
Jan 23
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
11:04 23:52

Elliptical Galaxy NGC 3159 Galaxy in Leo Minor Constellation

Size: 1.2' x 54'' Magnitude: 13.6 Also known as CGCG 211-23, MCG 7-21-21, NPM1G +38.0190, PGC 29825
Credit: NGC/IC Project
Uploaded by tedelaney2009 TX, United States
Size: 3,358 × 2,536 px
Visual Field: 0.2º
Uploaded by astroeyes Weymouth, United Kingdom
Size: 1,360 × 1,021 px
Visual Field: 0.2º

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Data Sheet

22.3
10h 13m 52s
38º 39' 17''
0.0227
E2 - Elliptical
313 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 3159

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