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

Spiral Galaxy NGC 873 Galaxy in Cetus Constellation

Size: 1.6' x 1.3' Magnitude: 12.6 Also known as IRAS 02140-1134, MCG -2-6-48, PGC 8692
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Spiral Galaxy NGC 873 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

22.0
2h 16m 32s
-11º 20' 54''
0.0134
Sc - Spiral
184 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 873

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