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Observatory Parameters
Jan 21
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
10:02 21:49

Spiral Galaxy NGC 257 Galaxy in Pisces Constellation

Size: 1.9' x 1.3' Magnitude: 12.6 Also known as CGCG 410-6, IRAS 00454+0801, MCG 1-3-3, PGC 2818, UGC 493
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Spiral Galaxy NGC 257 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

22.2
0h 48m 01s
8º 17' 48''
0.0176
Sc - Spiral
242 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 257

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