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Jan 19
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
08:58 19:51

Bright Nebula NGC 1491 Bright Nebula in Perseus Constellation

Size: 9' x 6' Magnitude: N/A Also known as LBN 704
Credit: NGC/IC Project
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Visual Field: 0.5º
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Visual Field: 0.5º
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Visual Field: 0.4º
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Visual Field: 0.3º

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Bright Nebula NGC 1491 as seen from Ashburn
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Data Sheet

4h 03m 11s
51º 18' 59''
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Last visited objects: NGC 1491

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