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Observatory Parameters
Nov 21
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
09:31 19:32

Lenticular Galaxy NGC 1161 Galaxy in Perseus Constellation

Size: 2.8' x 2' Magnitude: 11.0 Also known as CGCG 540-26, IRAS 02579+4442, KCPG 86B, MCG 7-7-15, PGC 11404, UGC 2474
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Lenticular Galaxy NGC 1161 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

21.5
3h 01m 14s
44º 53' 50''
0.0065
S0 - Lenticular
90 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 1161

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