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Observatory Parameters
Jan 17
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
New Moon
07:43 17:57

Galaxy NGC 3974 Galaxy in Crater Constellation

Size: 1.2' x 1.1' Magnitude: 13.4 Also known as MCG -2-31-1, PGC 37452
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Galaxy NGC 3974 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

22.3
11h 55m 40s
-12º 01' 38''
0.0183
SB0-a -
253 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 3974

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