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Galaxy NGC 976

Galaxy in Aries constellation (The Ram). Also known as CGCG 462-27, IRAS 02311+2045, MCG 3-7-27, PGC 9776, UGC 2042.
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1.6' x 1.3'
12.4
13.0
2h 33m 59s
20º 58' 38''
0.0143
Sbc - Barred Spiral
197 M light years

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