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Observatory Parameters
Jan 16
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Elliptical Galaxy NGC 990 Galaxy in Aries Constellation

Size: 1.8' x 1.5' Magnitude: 12.5 Also known as CGCG 439-19, MCG 2-7-18, PGC 9890, UGC 2089
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Elliptical Galaxy NGC 990 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

2h 36m 18s
11º 38' 32''
E2 - Elliptical
161 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 990

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