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Nov 20
Ashburn
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
08:39 18:46

Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 1796 Galaxy in Dorado Constellation

Size: 1.8' x 1' Magnitude: 12.3 Also known as ESO 119-30, AM 0507-611, IRAS 05021-6112, PGC 16617
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Data Sheet

21.6
5h 02m 42s
-61º 08' 22''
0.0034
SBb - Barred Spiral
47 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 1796

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