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Observatory Parameters
Oct 17
Clouds: Seeing:
Waning Crescent
04:59 17:43

Galaxy NGC 1218 Galaxy in Cetus Constellation

Size: 1.3' x 1' Magnitude: 12.6 Also known as 3C 78, CGCG 416-2, MCG 1-9-1, NPM1G +03.0124, PGC 11749, UGC 2555
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Galaxy NGC 1218 as seen from Ashburn
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Data Sheet

3h 08m 26s
4º 06' 40''
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395 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 1218

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