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Jan 20
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
09:31 20:49

Elliptical Galaxy NGC 1587 Galaxy in Taurus Constellation

Size: 1.7' x 1.4' Magnitude: 11.7 Also known as 2ZW 12, CGCG 393-28, KCPG 99A, MCG 0-12-35, PGC 15332, UGC 3063
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Elliptical Galaxy NGC 1587 as seen from Ashburn
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Data Sheet

4h 30m 40s
0º 39' 45''
E2 - Elliptical
170 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 1587

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