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Observatory Parameters
Apr 21
Lat. 39.1, Lon. -77.6
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
11:05 01:00

Barred Lenticular Galaxy NGC 1196 Galaxy in Eridanus Constellation

Size: 1.4' x 1.4' Magnitude: 13.2 Also known as MCG -2-8-42B, PGC 11522
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Barred Lenticular Galaxy NGC 1196 as seen from Lat. 39.1, Lon. -77.6
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Data Sheet

22.6
3h 03m 35s
-12º 04' 32''
0.0113
SB0 - Barred Lenticular
156 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 1196

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