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Observatory Parameters
Jan 21
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
10:02 21:49

Elliptical Galaxy NGC 3862 Galaxy in Leo Constellation

Size: 1.5' x 1.5' Magnitude: 12.7 Also known as 3C 264, CGCG 97-127, MCG 3-30-95, PGC 36606, UGC 6723
Credit: NGC/IC Project
Credit: P. Crane (European Southern Observatory), and NASA/ESA

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Elliptical Galaxy NGC 3862 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

11h 45m 04s
19º 36' 22''
E0 - Elliptical
299 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 3862

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