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Observatory Parameters
Mar 19
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
08:41 21:42

Galaxy NGC 509 Galaxy in Pisces Constellation

Size: 1.6' x 36'' Magnitude: 13.4 Also known as CGCG 411-43, MCG 1-4-45, PGC 5080, UGC 932
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Galaxy NGC 509 as seen from Leesburg
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Data Sheet

1h 23m 24s
9º 26' 00''
SB0-a -
104 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 509

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