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

Barred Lenticular Galaxy NGC 1316 Galaxy in Fornax Constellation

Size: 11' x 7.2' Magnitude: 8.5 Also known as ESO 357-22, AM 0320-372, Arp 154, FCC 21, IRAS 03208-3723, MCG -6-8-8, PGC 12651
Uploaded by Astronomer598 Pando Department, Bolivia
Size: 3,228 × 3,280 px
Credit: Carl Grillmair (California Institute of Technology) and NASA/ESA
Credit: ESO
Credit: ESO
Credit: ESO
Credit: ESO

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Data Sheet

3h 22m 41s
-37º 12' 28''
SB0 - Barred Lenticular
81 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 1316

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