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

Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 1617 Galaxy in Dorado Constellation

Size: 4.3' x 2.1' Magnitude: 10.4 Also known as ESO 157-41, AM 0430-544, IRAS 04305-5442, PGC 15405
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Data Sheet

21.4
4h 31m 39s
-54º 36' 06''
0.0035
SBa - Barred Spiral
49 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 1617

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