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Observatory Parameters
Apr 21
Clouds: Seeing:
First Quarter
11:05 01:00

Galaxy NGC 1228 Galaxy in Eridanus Constellation

Size: 1.9' x 1.1' Magnitude: 12.9 Also known as IC 1892, ESO 480-32, ESO 480-36, Arp 332, MCG -4-8-26, MCG -4-8-30, PGC 11735, PGC 11750, UGCA 54, UGCA 55, V V 260, V V 337
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Galaxy NGC 1228 as seen from Leesburg
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Data Sheet

3h 08m 27s
-23º 03' 19''
SB/P -
133 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 1228

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