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Observatory Parameters
Jan 23
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
11:04 23:52

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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Lenticular Galaxy NGC 1259 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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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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