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Observatory Parameters
Nov 22
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
10:18 20:21

Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 3959 Galaxy in Crater Constellation

Size: 1.1' x 54'' Magnitude: 13.7 Also known as MCG -1-30-46, PGC 37363
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 3959 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

22.3
11h 54m 37s
-7º 45' 22''
0.0191
SBa - Barred Spiral
263 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 3959

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