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Observatory Parameters
Apr 20
Leesburg
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
10:07 00:00

Lenticular Galaxy NGC 969 Galaxy in Triangulum Constellation

Size: 1.7' x 1' Magnitude: 12.3 Also known as CGCG 505-10, MCG 5-7-8, PGC 9781, UGC 2039
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

21.5
2h 34m 08s
32º 56' 46''
0.0150
S0 - Lenticular
207 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 969

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