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

Galaxy NGC 3172 Galaxy in Ursa Minor Constellation

Size: 1' x 42'' Magnitude: 14.1 Also known as CGCG 370-2A, CGCG 370-8B, MCG 15-1-11, NPM1G +89.0003, PGC 36847
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Galaxy NGC 3172 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

22.3
11h 47m 14s
89º 05' 37''
0.0203
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280 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 3172

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