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Observatory Parameters
Nov 25
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
12:19 23:07

Galaxy NGC 568 Galaxy in Sculptor Constellation

Size: 2.2' x 1.3' Magnitude: 12.6 Also known as IC 1709, ESO 353-3, MCG -6-4-37, PGC 5468
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Galaxy NGC 568 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

1h 27m 56s
-35º 43' 02''
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261 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 568

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