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Observatory Parameters
Jan 20
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
09:31 20:49

Galaxy NGC 268 Galaxy in Cetus Constellation

Size: 1.6' x 1.1' Magnitude: 13.1 Also known as IRAS 00476-0527, MCG -1-3-17, PGC 2927
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Galaxy NGC 268 as seen from Ashburn
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Data Sheet

0h 50m 09s
-5º 11' 37''
SBbc -
252 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 268

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