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Observatory Parameters
Mar 19
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
08:41 21:42

Galaxy NGC 1078 Galaxy in Cetus Constellation

Size: 54'' x 48'' Magnitude: 14.3 Also known as MCG -2-8-1, NPM1G -09.0125, PGC 10362
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Galaxy NGC 1078 as seen from Leesburg
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Data Sheet

2h 44m 08s
-9º 27' 06''
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404 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 1078

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