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 04:16 hours
Best period for observing at
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Sep 3 — SPACE.com
The return to flight of SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket, in a couple of months, will also be the first launch of an upgraded version of the vehicle.Sep 3 — SPACE.com
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A series of gorgeous photos capture two different rocket launches that took place within 6 hours of each other, but thousands of miles apart, early this morning.Sep 2 — SPACE.com
An Atlas V rocket carrying the MUOS-4 mission for the U.S. Navy lifted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida on Sept. 2, 2015.