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Galaxy NGC 1226

Galaxy in Perseus constellation (Rescuer of Andromeda). Also known as CGCG 524-61, CGCG 525-2, MCG 6-8-1, PGC 11879, UGC 2575.
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Data Sheet

1.6' x 1.3'
3h 11m 05s
35º 23' 11''
0.0205
12.90
13.70
E2 - Elliptical
282 M light years

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Mid December

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