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Nov 17
Ashburn
Clouds: Seeing:
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05:52 16:51
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Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 642 Galaxy in Sculptor Constellation

Size: 2' x 1.1' Magnitude: 12.3 Also known as ESO 413-14, AM 0136-301, MCG -5-5-3, PGC 6112, V V 419
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 642 as seen from Ashburn
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Data Sheet

21.8
1h 39m 06s
-29º 54' 54''
0.0196
SBc - Barred Spiral
270 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 642

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