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Observatory Parameters
Nov 24
Ashburn
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
11:43 22:09

Galaxy NGC 851 Galaxy in Cetus Constellation

Size: 1' x 36'' Magnitude: 13.5 Also known as CGCG 413-58, IRAS 02086+0332, KCPG 59B, KUG 0208+035, MCG 1-6-54, Mrk 588, PGC 8368, UGC 1680
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Data Sheet

21.6
2h 11m 12s
3º 46' 46''
0.0104
S0-a -
143 M light years
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