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Observatory Parameters
Jan 21
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
10:02 21:49

Elliptical Galaxy NGC 1653 Galaxy in Eridanus Constellation

Size: 1.5' x 1.5' Magnitude: 12.0 Also known as CGCG 394-2, MCG 0-13-3, PGC 15942, UGC 3153
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Elliptical Galaxy NGC 1653 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

21.5
4h 45m 47s
-2º 23' 33''
0.0144
E0 - Elliptical
199 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 1653

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