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Observatory Parameters
May 27
Ashburn
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Gibbous
18:35 04:54

Spiral Galaxy NGC 639 Galaxy in Sculptor Constellation

Size: 1' x 12'' Magnitude: 14.1 Also known as ESO 413-13, IRAS 01367-3010, MCG -5-5-2, PGC 6105
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Data Sheet

21.0
1h 38m 59s
-29º 55' 29''
0.0193
Sa - Spiral
265 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 639

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