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Observatory Parameters
Jan 18
Ashburn
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
08:22 18:53

Elliptical Galaxy NGC 1246 Galaxy in Horologium Constellation

Size: 1.3' x 48'' Magnitude: 12.9 Also known as ESO 82-9, FAIR 229, PGC 11680
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Data Sheet

21.6
3h 07m 02s
-66º 56' 17''
0.0188
E5 - Elliptical
259 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 1246

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