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Observatory Parameters
Jan 18
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
08:22 18:53

Spiral Galaxy NGC 1215 Galaxy in Eridanus Constellation

Size: 1.8' x 1.2' Magnitude: 14.1 Also known as HCG 23B, MCG -2-8-55, PGC 11687
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Spiral Galaxy NGC 1215 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

23.6
3h 07m 09s
-9º 35' 34''
0.0163
Sa - Spiral
224 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 1215

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