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

Spiral Galaxy NGC 3987 Galaxy in Leo Constellation

Size: 2.2' x 24'' Magnitude: 12.9 Also known as CGCG 127-110, IRAS 11547+2528, MCG 4-28-99, PGC 37591, UGC 6928
Credit: NGC/IC Project
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Spiral Galaxy NGC 3987 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

21.4
11h 57m 20s
25º 11' 43''
0.0150
Sb - Spiral
207 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 3987

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