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Observatory Parameters
Apr 21
Lat. 39.1, Lon. -77.6
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
11:05 01:00

Spiral Galaxy NGC 856 Galaxy in Cetus Constellation

Size: 1.3' x 54'' Magnitude: 13.2 Also known as NGC 859, CGCG 387-58, MCG 0-6-54, PGC 8526, UGC 1713
Credit: NGC/IC Project
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Spiral Galaxy NGC 856 as seen from Lat. 39.1, Lon. -77.6
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Data Sheet

22.0
2h 13m 38s
-0º 43' 00''
0.0199
Sa - Spiral
275 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 856

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