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Observatory Parameters
Jan 20
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
09:31 20:49

Galaxy NGC 3478 Galaxy in Ursa Major Constellation

Size: 2.6' x 1.2' Magnitude: 12.9 Also known as CGCG 241-51, IRAS 10565+4623, MCG 8-20-59, PGC 33101, UGC 6069
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Galaxy NGC 3478 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

10h 59m 27s
46º 07' 22''
SBbc -
306 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 3478

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