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Jan 20
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
09:31 20:49

Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 976 Galaxy in Aries Constellation

Size: 1.6' x 1.3' Magnitude: 12.4 Also known as CGCG 462-27, IRAS 02311+2045, MCG 3-7-27, PGC 9776, UGC 2042
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 976 as seen from Ashburn
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Data Sheet

2h 33m 59s
20º 58' 38''
Sbc - Barred Spiral
197 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 976

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