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Observatory Parameters
Mar 22
Lat. 39.1, Lon. -77.6
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
10:32 00:00

Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 263 Galaxy in Cetus Constellation

Size: 42'' x 18'' Magnitude: 14.3 Also known as MCG -2-3-21, PGC 2856
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 263 as seen from Lat. 39.1, Lon. -77.6
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Data Sheet

0h 48m 48s
-13º 06' 26''
Sbc - Barred Spiral
400 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 263

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