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Galaxy NGC 979

Galaxy in Eridanus constellation (The River). Also known as ESO 246-23, AM 0229-444, MCG -7-6-14, PGC 9614, PRC C-14.
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54'' x 42''
12.7
12.1
2h 31m 38s
-44º 31' 26''
0.0178
SB0 - Barred Lenticular
246 M light years

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