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Observatory Parameters
Jan 17
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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New Moon
07:43 17:57

Spiral Galaxy NGC 487 Galaxy in Cetus Constellation

Size: 1.1' x 42'' Magnitude: 13.4 Also known as MCG -3-4-56, PGC 4958
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Spiral Galaxy NGC 487 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

1h 21m 54s
-16º 22' 12''
Sa - Spiral
273 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 487

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