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Observatory Parameters
Jan 19
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
08:58 19:51

Elliptical Galaxy NGC 3878 Galaxy in Ursa Major Constellation

Size: 30'' x 30'' Magnitude: 12.8 Also known as CGCG 186-42, MCG 6-26-32, NPM1G +33.0229, PGC 36708
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Elliptical Galaxy NGC 3878 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

19.9
11h 46m 17s
33º 12' 18''
0.0332
E0 - Elliptical
457 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 3878

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