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Weather for Jul 28 Night
Clouds Seeing
Waxing Crescent
11:43 23:48

Galaxy NGC 661 Galaxy in Triangulum Constellation

Size: 1.6' x 1.3' Magnitude: 12.2 Also known as CGCG 503-14, MCG 5-5-5, PGC 6376, UGC 1215
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Hourly Elevation Jul 28

Maximum elevation of Galaxy NGC 661 occurs at 06:26 hours

Monthly Elevation

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Early December

Data Sheet

1h 44m 14s
28º 42' 24''
E2 - Elliptical
175 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 661