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Galaxy IC 1561

Galaxy in Cetus constellation (The Whale). Also known as AM 0036-243, ESO 474-8, MCG -4-2-29, PGC 2305.
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Data Sheet

1.2' x 30''
0h 38m 32s
-24º 20' 25''
0.0130
14.10
13.40
SBb - Barred Spiral
179 M light years

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Hourly Elevation

Maximum elevation at 19:51 hours

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Best period for observing at
Early November

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