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Observatory Parameters
Jan 20
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
09:31 20:49

Galaxy NGC 1685 Galaxy in Orion Constellation

Size: 1.3' x 54'' Magnitude: 14.1 Also known as IRAS 04500-0301, MCG -1-13-32, PGC 16222
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Galaxy NGC 1685 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

22.9
4h 52m 34s
-2º 56' 59''
0.0152
SB0-a -
209 M light years
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