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Observatory Parameters
Jan 16
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Spiral Galaxy NGC 579 Galaxy in Triangulum Constellation

Size: 1.5' x 1.3' Magnitude: 13.3 Also known as CGCG 502-103, IRAS 01289+3321, KUG 0128+333, MCG 5-4-64, PGC 5691, UGC 1089
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Spiral Galaxy NGC 579 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

22.7
1h 31m 46s
33º 36' 52''
0.0167
Sc - Spiral
229 M light years
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