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Observatory Parameters
Jan 23
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
11:04 23:52

Elliptical Galaxy NGC 968 Galaxy in Triangulum Constellation

Size: 2.7' x 1.5' Magnitude: 12.2 Also known as CGCG 523-61, MCG 6-6-56, NPM1G +34.0064, PGC 9779, UGC 2040
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Elliptical Galaxy NGC 968 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

2h 34m 06s
34º 28' 50''
E4 - Elliptical
167 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 968

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