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Observatory Parameters
Nov 24
Ashburn
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
11:43 22:09

Galaxy IC 4946 Galaxy in Sagittarius Constellation

Size: 2.4' x 1' Magnitude: 11.8 Also known as ESO 285-7, MCG -7-42-1, New 5, PGC 64614

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Data Sheet

21.4
20h 23m 58s
-43º 59' 42''
0.0097
SB0-a -
133 M light years
Last visited objects: IC 4946

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