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Observatory Parameters
Jan 17
Clouds: Seeing:
New Moon
07:43 17:57

Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 688 Galaxy in Triangulum Constellation

Size: 2.4' x 1.5' Magnitude: 12.7 Also known as CGCG 522-20, IRAS 01478+3502, KUG 0147+350, MCG 6-5-15, Mrk 1009, PGC 6799, UGC 1302
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 688 as seen from Ashburn
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Data Sheet

1h 50m 44s
35º 17' 04''
SBb - Barred Spiral
191 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 688

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