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Observatory Parameters
Apr 21
Leesburg
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
11:05 01:00

Galaxy NGC 3308 Galaxy in Hydra Constellation

Size: 1.7' x 1.3' Magnitude: 11.9 Also known as ESO 501-34, MCG -4-25-32, PGC 31438
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Data Sheet

21.4
10h 36m 22s
-27º 26' 13''
0.0119
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163 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 3308

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