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Observatory Parameters
Jan 20
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
09:31 20:49

Spiral Galaxy NGC 3942 Galaxy in Crater Constellation

Size: 1.5' x 54'' Magnitude: 13.2 Also known as IRAS 11489-1108, MCG -2-30-35, PGC 37099
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Spiral Galaxy NGC 3942 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

22.2
11h 51m 30s
-11º 25' 29''
0.0123
Sc - Spiral
170 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 3942

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