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

Galaxy NGC 1687 Galaxy in Caelum Constellation

Size: 1.3' x 30'' Magnitude: 13.9 Also known as ESO 361-13, MCG -6-11-5, PGC 16166
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Galaxy NGC 1687 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

22.1
4h 51m 21s
-33º 56' 21''
0.0183
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252 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 1687

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