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

Spiral Galaxy NGC 3871 Galaxy in Ursa Major Constellation

Size: 1.4' x 30'' Magnitude: 14.8 Also known as IC 2959, CGCG 186-41, MCG 6-26-31, PGC 36702, UGC 6744
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Spiral Galaxy NGC 3871 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

11h 46m 10s
33º 06' 33''
Sb - Spiral
445 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 3871

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