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

Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 1179 Galaxy in Eridanus Constellation

Size: 4.7' x 3.8' Magnitude: 12.0 Also known as ESO 547-1, IRAS 03003-1905, MCG -3-8-60, PGC 11480, UGCA 48
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 1179 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

23.8
3h 02m 38s
-18º 53' 51''
0.0059
SBc - Barred Spiral
82 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 1179

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