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Observatory Parameters
Jan 21
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
10:02 21:49

Galaxy NGC 497 Galaxy in Cetus Constellation

Size: 2.1' x 54'' Magnitude: 13.0 Also known as Arp 8, CGCG 385-85, MCG 0-4-100, PGC 4992, UGC 915
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Galaxy NGC 497 as seen from Ashburn
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Data Sheet

1h 22m 23s
-0º 52' 28''
SBbc -
374 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 497

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