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Observatory Parameters
Jan 21
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
10:02 21:49

Galaxy NGC 1079 Galaxy in Fornax Constellation

Size: 5.5' x 3.1' Magnitude: 11.5 Also known as ESO 416-13, IRAS 02415-2913, MCG -5-7-17, PGC 10330
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Galaxy NGC 1079 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

2h 43m 44s
-29º 00' 09''
SB0-a/P -
67 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 1079

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