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Observatory Parameters
Nov 19
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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New Moon
07:46 18:04

Galaxy NGC 1285 Galaxy in Eridanus Constellation

Size: 1.5' x 1.1' Magnitude: 12.8 Also known as IRAS 03154-0728, MCG -1-9-26, PGC 12259
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Galaxy NGC 1285 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

3h 17m 53s
-7º 17' 51''
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241 M light years
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