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Observatory Parameters
May 24
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Gibbous
15:30 03:21

Spiral Galaxy NGC 973 Galaxy in Triangulum Constellation

Size: 3.7' x 30'' Magnitude: 12.8 Also known as CGCG 505-14, FGC 314, IRAS 02313+3217, KUG 0231+322, MCG 5-7-13, PGC 9795, UGC 2048
Credit: NGC/IC Project
Uploaded by tedelaney2009 TX, United States
Size: 3,360 × 2,541 px
Visual Field: 0.2º

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Spiral Galaxy NGC 973 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

22.1
2h 34m 20s
32º 30' 19''
0.0162
Sb - Spiral
223 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 973

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