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Observatory Parameters
Jan 21
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
10:02 21:49

Galaxy NGC 3166 Galaxy in Sextans Constellation

Size: 4.8' x 2.3' Magnitude: 10.4 Also known as CGCG 36-64, IRAS 10111+0340, KCPG 228A, MCG 1-26-24, PGC 29814, UGC 5516
Credit: ESO/Igor Chekalin
Credit: ESO and Digitized Sky Survey 2. Acknowledgement: Davide De Martin

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Galaxy NGC 3166 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

10h 13m 45s
3º 25' 32''
SB0-a -
62 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 3166

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