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Observatory Parameters
Apr 21
Lat. 39.1, Lon. -77.6
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
11:05 01:00

Lenticular Galaxy NGC 1284 Galaxy in Eridanus Constellation

Size: 1.3' x 54'' Magnitude: 13.8 Also known as MCG -2-9-22, NPM1G -10.0134, PGC 12247
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Lenticular Galaxy NGC 1284 as seen from Lat. 39.1, Lon. -77.6
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Data Sheet

22.6
3h 17m 45s
-10º 17' 19''
0.0300
S0 - Lenticular
413 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 1284

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