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Observatory Parameters
Nov 20
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
08:39 18:46

Galaxy NGC 556 Galaxy in Cetus Constellation

Size: 24'' x 18'' Magnitude: 14.5 Also known as ESO 476-13, NPM1G -22.0034, PGC 5420
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Galaxy NGC 556 as seen from Ashburn
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Data Sheet

1h 27m 12s
-22º 41' 49''
E-S0 -
448 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 556

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