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Observatory Parameters
Apr 21
Leesburg
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
11:05 01:00

Spiral Galaxy NGC 1202 Galaxy in Eridanus Constellation

Size: 36'' x 30'' Magnitude: 14.2 Also known as KUG 0302-066, PGC 11593
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Data Sheet

21.5
3h 05m 02s
-6º 29' 30''
0.0298
Sb - Spiral
411 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 1202

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