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Nov 21
Ashburn
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
09:31 19:32

Elliptical Galaxy NGC 1621 Galaxy in Eridanus Constellation

Size: 1.4' x 48'' Magnitude: 13.6 Also known as NGC 1626, MCG -1-12-35, NPM1G -05.0207, PGC 15626
Credit: NGC/IC Project
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Data Sheet

22.4
4h 36m 25s
-4º 59' 12''
0.0150
E4 - Elliptical
206 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 1621

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