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Observatory Parameters
Jan 21
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
10:02 21:49

Galaxy NGC 521 Galaxy in Cetus Constellation

Size: 2.7' x 2.4' Magnitude: 11.7 Also known as CGCG 385-106, IRAS 01219+0128, MCG 0-4-118, PGC 5190, UGC 962
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Galaxy NGC 521 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

1h 24m 33s
1º 43' 53''
SBbc -
231 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 521

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