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Observatory Parameters
Jan 21
Ashburn
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
10:02 21:49

Galaxy NGC 1296 Galaxy in Eridanus Constellation

Size: 1.1' x 54'' Magnitude: 14.2 Also known as IRAS 03164-1314, MCG -2-9-25, PGC 12341
Credit: NGC/IC Project
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Size: 5,096 × 3,380 px

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Data Sheet

22.8
3h 18m 49s
-13º 03' 44''
0.0311
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429 M light years
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