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Observatory Parameters
Jan 21
Ashburn
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
10:02 21:49

Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 678 Galaxy in Aries Constellation

Size: 4.5' x 48'' Magnitude: 12.2 Also known as CGCG 482-18, MCG 4-5-14, PGC 6690, UGC 1280
Credit: NGC/IC Project
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Visual Field: 0.6º
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Visual Field: 0.2º
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Data Sheet

22.2
1h 49m 24s
21º 59' 48''
0.0095
SBb - Barred Spiral
130 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 678

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