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Observatory Parameters
Jan 20
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
09:31 20:49

Galaxy NGC 1260 Galaxy in Perseus Constellation

Size: 1.1' x 30'' Magnitude: 13.3 Also known as CGCG 540-81, IRAS 03141+4113, MCG 7-7-47, PGC 12219, UGC 2634
Credit: NGC/IC Project
Uploaded by Andrea Alessandrelli LI, Netherlands
Size: 2,164 × 1,623 px
Visual Field: 0.3º

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Data Sheet

21.3
3h 17m 27s
41º 24' 18''
0.0192
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265 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 1260

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