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Observatory Parameters
Jan 24
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
First Quarter
11:36 00:00

Elliptical Galaxy NGC 501 Galaxy in Pisces Constellation

Size: 30'' x 30'' Magnitude: 14.5 Also known as CGCG 502-62, NPM1G +33.0044, PGC 5082
Credit: NGC/IC Project
Uploaded by tedelaney2009 TX, United States
Size: 3,358 × 2,536 px
Visual Field: 0.2º
Uploaded by tedelaney2009 TX, United States
Size: 3,358 × 2,536 px
Visual Field: 0.2º

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Data Sheet

21.6
1h 23m 22s
33º 26' 01''
0.0167
E0 - Elliptical
230 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 501

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