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Observatory Parameters
Mar 19
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
08:41 21:42

Galaxy NGC 1640 Galaxy in Eridanus Constellation

Size: 2.7' x 2.3' Magnitude: 11.7 Also known as ESO 551-27, IRAS 04400-2031, MCG -3-12-18, PGC 15850
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Galaxy NGC 1640 as seen from Leesburg
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Data Sheet

4h 42m 14s
-20º 26' 05''
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74 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 1640

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