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

Elliptical Galaxy IC 170 Galaxy in Cetus Constellation

Size: 18'' x 12'' Magnitude: 14.4 Also known as MCG -2-5-66, NPM1G -08.0071, PGC 6890

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Data Sheet

20.0
1h 51m 57s
-8º 31' 02''
0.0174
E3 - Elliptical
240 M light years
Last visited objects: IC 170

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