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Observatory Parameters
Jan 23
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
11:04 23:52

Galaxy NGC 228 Galaxy in Andromeda Constellation

Size: 1.2' x 1.1' Magnitude: 13.7 Also known as CGCG 479-62, IRAS 00401+2313, MCG 4-2-48, PGC 2563, UGC 458
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Galaxy NGC 228 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

0h 42m 54s
23º 30' 12''
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341 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 228

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