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Last visited objects: NGC 1259
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Galaxy NGC 1259

Galaxy in Perseus constellation (Rescuer of Andromeda). Also known as MCG 7-7-46, PGC 12208.
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Data Sheet

42'' x 42''
14.3
13.4
3h 17m 17s
41º 23' 07''
0.0194
S0 - Lenticular
267 M light years

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Apr 23
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