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Observatory Parameters
Jan 22
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
10:32 22:49

Elliptical Galaxy NGC 731 Galaxy in Cetus Constellation

Size: 1.7' x 1.7' Magnitude: 12.1 Also known as NGC 757, MCG -2-5-73, PGC 7118
Credit: NGC/IC Project
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Elliptical Galaxy NGC 731 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

21.9
1h 54m 55s
-9º 00' 40''
0.0128
E0 - Elliptical
176 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 731

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