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

Elliptical Galaxy NGC 297 Galaxy in Cetus Constellation

Size: 18'' x 12'' Magnitude: 15.5 Also known as PGC 1020464
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Elliptical Galaxy NGC 297 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

21.1
0h 54m 58s
-7º 21' 01''
0.0508
E3 - Elliptical
700 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 297

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