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Observatory Parameters
Nov 20
Ashburn
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
08:39 18:46

Lenticular Galaxy NGC 1259 Galaxy in Perseus Constellation

Size: 42'' x 42'' Magnitude: 14.3 Also known as MCG 7-7-46, PGC 12208
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Data Sheet

22.2
3h 17m 17s
41º 23' 07''
0.0194
S0 - Lenticular
267 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 1259

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