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Observatory Parameters
Jan 19
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
08:58 19:51

Spiral Galaxy NGC 3408 Galaxy in Ursa Major Constellation

Size: 48'' x 42'' Magnitude: 13.5 Also known as CGCG 291-6, IRAS 10490+5842, MCG 10-16-16, PGC 32616, UGC 5977
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Spiral Galaxy NGC 3408 as seen from Ashburn
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Data Sheet

10h 52m 11s
58º 26' 18''
Sc - Spiral
437 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 3408

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