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Observatory Parameters
Jan 19
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
08:58 19:51

Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 461 Galaxy in Sculptor Constellation

Size: 1.2' x 54'' Magnitude: 13.3 Also known as ESO 352-33, AM 0115-340, IRAS 01150-3406, MCG -6-4-2, PGC 4636
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 461 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

22.0
1h 17m 20s
-33º 50' 27''
0.0189
SBc - Barred Spiral
261 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 461

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