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Observatory Parameters
Apr 21
Leesburg
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
11:05 01:00

Elliptical Galaxy NGC 1238 Galaxy in Eridanus Constellation

Size: 1.6' x 1.2' Magnitude: 13.3 Also known as MCG -2-9-10, NPM1G -10.0126, PGC 11868
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Data Sheet

22.6
3h 10m 52s
-10º 44' 51''
0.0165
E3 - Elliptical
228 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 1238

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