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Observatory Parameters
Jan 20
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
09:31 20:49

Galaxy NGC 252 Galaxy in Andromeda Constellation

Size: 1.4' x 1' Magnitude: 12.4 Also known as CGCG 480-7, IRAS 00453+2721, MCG 4-3-4, PGC 2819, UGC 491
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Galaxy NGC 252 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

0h 48m 01s
27º 37' 23''
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227 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 252

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