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Jan 16
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Spiral Galaxy NGC 550 Galaxy in Cetus Constellation

Size: 1.4' x 36'' Magnitude: 12.7 Also known as CGCG 385-139, MCG 0-4-146, PGC 5374, UGC 1021
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Spiral Galaxy NGC 550 as seen from Ashburn
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Data Sheet

1h 26m 42s
2º 01' 20''
Sa - Spiral
268 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 550

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