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Observatory Parameters
Jan 21
Ashburn
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
10:02 21:49

Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 948 Galaxy in Cetus Constellation

Size: 1.4' x 1.1' Magnitude: 13.7 Also known as MCG -2-7-15, PGC 9431
Credit: NGC/IC Project
Uploaded by tedelaney2009 TX, United States
Size: 3,358 × 2,536 px
Visual Field: 0.2º

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Data Sheet

22.8
2h 28m 45s
-10º 30' 50''
0.0159
SBc - Barred Spiral
219 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 948

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