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Observatory Parameters
Jan 17
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
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07:43 17:57

Lenticular Galaxy NGC 3179 Galaxy in Ursa Major Constellation

Size: 1.8' x 30'' Magnitude: 13.1 Also known as CGCG 211-37, MCG 7-21-36, NPM1G +41.0230, PGC 30078, UGC 5555
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Lenticular Galaxy NGC 3179 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

10h 17m 57s
41º 06' 53''
S0 - Lenticular
334 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 3179

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