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Observatory Parameters
Nov 21
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
09:31 19:32

Lenticular Galaxy NGC 1461 Galaxy in Eridanus Constellation

Size: 3' x 54'' Magnitude: 11.8 Also known as MCG -3-10-47, PGC 13881
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Lenticular Galaxy NGC 1461 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

21.5
3h 48m 27s
-16º 23' 34''
0.0049
S0 - Lenticular
68 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 1461

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