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Observatory Parameters
Jan 20
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
09:31 20:49

Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 1050 Galaxy in Perseus Constellation

Size: 1.7' x 1.1' Magnitude: 12.6 Also known as CGCG 523-92, CGCG 524-1, IRAS 02395+3433, KARA 116, KUG 0239+345, MCG 6-6-78, PGC 10257, UGC 2178
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Data Sheet

2h 42m 35s
34º 45' 51''
SBa - Barred Spiral
179 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 1050

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