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Observatory Parameters
Apr 24
Lat. 39.1, Lon. -77.6
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Gibbous
14:21 03:31

Spiral Galaxy NGC 1071 Galaxy in Cetus Constellation

Size: 1.2' x 30'' Magnitude: 14.4 Also known as MCG -2-7-77, PGC 10290
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Spiral Galaxy NGC 1071 as seen from Lat. 39.1, Lon. -77.6
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Data Sheet

22.5
2h 43m 07s
-8º 46' 27''
0.0382
Sa - Spiral
527 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 1071

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