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Jan 21
Ashburn
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
10:02 21:49

Elliptical Galaxy NGC 3617 Galaxy in Hydra Constellation

Size: 1.8' x 1.3' Magnitude: 12.8 Also known as ESO 503-12, AM 1115-255, MCG -4-27-8, PGC 34513, UGCA 231
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Data Sheet

22.4
11h 17m 50s
-26º 08' 01''
0.0072
E3 - Elliptical
99 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 3617

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