Galaxy NGC 721
Galaxy in constellation Andromeda (Daughter of Cassiopeia). Also known as UGC 1376.
#1 — Credit: NGC/IC Project
1.7' x 1'102.0000
1h 54m 47s1.91333330
39º 23' 00''39.38333511
Maximum altitude: 89.7 degrees at 02:14 hours
Best period for observing at
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