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Observatory Parameters
Nov 25
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
12:19 23:07

Elliptical Galaxy NGC 3309 Galaxy in Hydra Constellation

Size: 1.9' x 1.6' Magnitude: 11.6 Also known as ESO 501-36, AM 1034-271, MCG -4-25-34, PGC 31466
Credit: STScI

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Elliptical Galaxy NGC 3309 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

21.4
10h 36m 35s
-27º 31' 02''
0.0136
E3 - Elliptical
187 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 3309

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