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Observatory Parameters
May 24
Ashburn
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Gibbous
15:30 03:21

Barred Lenticular Galaxy NGC 3412 Galaxy in Leo Constellation

Size: 3.7' x 2.2' Magnitude: 10.5 Also known as CGCG 66-38, MCG 2-28-16, PGC 32508, UGC 5952
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Barred Lenticular Galaxy NGC 3412 as seen from Ashburn
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Data Sheet

21.4
10h 50m 53s
13º 24' 46''
0.0028
SB0 - Barred Lenticular
38 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 3412

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