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Observatory Parameters
Jan 19
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
08:58 19:51

Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 864 Galaxy in Cetus Constellation

Size: 4.7' x 3.5' Magnitude: 10.9 Also known as CGCG 413-66, IRAS 02128+0546, KARA 96, MCG 1-6-61, PGC 8631, UGC 1736
Credit: NGC/IC Project
Uploaded by Colladj Principado de Asturias, España
Size: 5,184 × 3,456 px
Visual Field: 0.5º
Uploaded by Domenico1984
Size: 1,374 × 1,020 px
Visual Field: 0.3º

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Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 864 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

2h 15m 27s
6º 00' 07''
SBc - Barred Spiral
72 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 864

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