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Observatory Parameters
Mar 19
Lat. 39.1, Lon. -77.6
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
08:41 21:42

Spiral Galaxy NGC 1642 Galaxy in Taurus Constellation

Size: 1.7' x 1.2' Magnitude: 12.6 Also known as CGCG 393-73, IRAS 04403+0031, MCG 0-12-72, PGC 15867, UGC 3140
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Spiral Galaxy NGC 1642 as seen from Lat. 39.1, Lon. -77.6
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Data Sheet

4h 42m 54s
0º 37' 08''
Sc - Spiral
213 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 1642

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