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Observatory Parameters
Jan 19
Ashburn
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
08:58 19:51

Galaxy NGC 1720 Galaxy in Eridanus Constellation

Size: 2' x 1.2' Magnitude: 12.4 Also known as IRAS 04569-0756, MCG -1-13-41, PGC 16485
Credit: NGC/IC Project
Uploaded by tedelaney2009 TX, United States
Size: 3,358 × 2,536 px
Visual Field: 0.2º

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Data Sheet

22.0
4h 59m 20s
-7º 51' 32''
0.0140
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192 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 1720

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