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Nov 21
Ashburn
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
09:31 19:32

Elliptical Galaxy NGC 798 Galaxy in Triangulum Constellation

Size: 1.2' x 30'' Magnitude: 13.5 Also known as CGCG 503-78, MCG 5-5-48, PGC 7823, UGC 1539
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Data Sheet

21.6
2h 03m 19s
32º 04' 38''
0.0170
E6 - Elliptical
234 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 798

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