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

Spiral Galaxy NGC 3506 Galaxy in Leo Constellation

Size: 1.1' x 1' Magnitude: 12.5 Also known as ARAK 273, CGCG 66-105, MCG 2-28-47, PGC 33379, UGC 6120
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Spiral Galaxy NGC 3506 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

11h 03m 12s
11º 04' 36''
Sc - Spiral
294 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 3506

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