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

Galaxy NGC 1279 Galaxy in Perseus Constellation

Size: 36'' x 24'' Magnitude: 15.0 Also known as PGC 12448, PGC 12449
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Galaxy NGC 1279 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

22.1
3h 19m 59s
41º 28' 46''
0.0243
S -
335 M light years
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