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Observatory Parameters
Apr 22
Lat. 39.1, Lon. -77.6
Clouds: Seeing:
First Quarter
12:08 01:57

Galaxy NGC 978A Galaxy in Triangulum Constellation

Size: 1.3' x 1' Magnitude: 12.2 Also known as NGC 978, CGCG 505-18, KCPG 71A, MCG 5-7-16, PGC 9821, UGC 2057
Credit: NGC/IC Project
Uploaded by tedelaney2009 TX, United States
Size: 3,358 × 2,536 px
Visual Field: 0.2º

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Galaxy NGC 978A as seen from Lat. 39.1, Lon. -77.6
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Data Sheet

21.1
2h 34m 46s
32º 50' 42''
0.0158
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218 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 978A

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