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Observatory Parameters
Jan 19
Ashburn
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
08:58 19:51

Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 840 Galaxy in Cetus Constellation

Size: 1.8' x 1' Magnitude: 13.4 Also known as CGCG 413-53, MCG 1-6-49, NPM1G +07.0065, PGC 8293, UGC 1664
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 840 as seen from Ashburn
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Data Sheet

22.7
2h 10m 16s
7º 50' 44''
0.0243
SBb - Barred Spiral
334 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 840

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