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Observatory Parameters
Apr 20
Lat. 39.1, Lon. -77.6
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
10:07 00:00

Lenticular Galaxy NGC 978B Galaxy in Triangulum Constellation

Size: 24'' x 12'' Magnitude: 14.5 Also known as KCPG 71B, MCG 5-7-17, PGC 9823
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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

20.4
2h 34m 48s
32º 50' 32''
0.0145
S0 - Lenticular
199 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 978B

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