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Observatory Parameters
Jan 18
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
08:22 18:53

Galaxy NGC 1566 Galaxy in Dorado Constellation

Size: 8.2' x 6.5' Magnitude: 9.7 Also known as ESO 157-20, IRAS 04189-5503, PGC 14897
Credit: ESA/Hubble & NASA
Uploaded by Daniel Das Airas Buenos Aires, Argentina
Size: 3,253 × 2,167 px
Visual Field: 0.5º
ISO: 400
Uploaded by Diego_Colonnello
Size: 2,101 × 1,514 px
Visual Field: 0.4º
Uploaded by Roelof Spain
Size: 580 × 435 px
Visual Field: 0.3º

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Galaxy NGC 1566 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

4h 20m 00s
-54º 56' 13''
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69 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 1566

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