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Observatory Parameters
Jan 21
Ashburn
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
10:02 21:49

Galaxy NGC 1208 Galaxy in Eridanus Constellation

Size: 1.9' x 54'' Magnitude: 12.3 Also known as IRAS 03037-0943, MCG -2-8-47, PGC 11647
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Data Sheet

21.5
3h 06m 11s
-9º 32' 27''
0.0145
S0-a -
200 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 1208

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