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Observatory Parameters
Nov 24
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
11:43 22:09

Galaxy NGC 397 Galaxy in Pisces Constellation

Size: 42'' x 30'' Magnitude: 14.8 Also known as CGCG 501-96, MCG 5-3-64, NPM1G +32.0048, PGC 4051
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Galaxy NGC 397 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

1h 08m 30s
33º 06' 34''
E? -
230 M light years
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