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

Spiral Galaxy NGC 542 Galaxy in Andromeda Constellation

Size: 1' x 12'' Magnitude: 14.8 Also known as CGCG 521-26, HCG 10D, MCG 6-4-22, PGC 5360
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Spiral Galaxy NGC 542 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

1h 26m 30s
34º 40' 33''
Sb - Spiral
214 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 542

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