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

Galaxy NGC 1222 Galaxy in Eridanus Constellation

Size: 1.1' x 54'' Magnitude: 12.5 Also known as IRAS 03064-0308, KUG 0306-031, MCG -1-9-5, Mrk 603, PGC 11774
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Galaxy NGC 1222 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

3h 08m 56s
-2º 57' 20''
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113 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 1222

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