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Observatory Parameters
Nov 18
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06:49 17:26

Galaxy NGC 3887 Galaxy in Crater Constellation

Size: 3.5' x 2.7' Magnitude: 10.6 Also known as IRAS 11445-1634, MCG -3-30-12, PGC 36754, UGCA 246
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Galaxy NGC 3887 as seen from Ashburn
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Data Sheet

11h 47m 04s
-16º 51' 14''
SBbc -
55 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 3887

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