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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 1187 Galaxy in Eridanus Constellation

Size: 4.2' x 3.2' Magnitude: 10.8 Also known as ESO 480-23, AM 0300-230, IRAS 03003-2303, MCG -4-8-16, PGC 11479, UGCA 49
Credit: ESO
Credit: ESO/Digitized Sky Survey 2. Acknowledgment: Davide De Martin.
Credit: ESO
Credit: ESO, IAU and Sky & Telescope

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Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 1187 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

22.2
3h 02m 37s
-22º 52' 01''
0.0046
SBc - Barred Spiral
64 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 1187

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