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Observatory Parameters
Nov 25
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
12:19 23:07

Elliptical Galaxy NGC 862 Galaxy in Phoenix Constellation

Size: 48'' x 48'' Magnitude: 11.8 Also known as ESO 298-20, AM 0211-421, MCG -7-5-12, PGC 8487
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Elliptical Galaxy NGC 862 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

2h 13m 02s
-42º 02' 01''
E0 - Elliptical
248 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 862

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