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

Spiral Galaxy NGC 3602 Galaxy in Leo Constellation

Size: 48'' x 12'' Magnitude: 15.0 Also known as CGCG 96-17, MCG 3-29-17, PGC 34351
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Data Sheet

21.6
11h 15m 48s
17º 24' 57''
0.0200
Sb - Spiral
276 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 3602

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