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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 4256 Galaxy in Draco Constellation

Size: 4.5' x 48'' Magnitude: 11.9 Also known as CGCG 315-32, IRAS 12163+6610, MCG 11-15-45, PGC 39568, UGC 7351
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Spiral Galaxy NGC 4256 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

21.9
12h 18m 42s
65º 53' 53''
0.0084
Sb - Spiral
116 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 4256

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