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Credit: Jim Flood, an amateur astronomer affiliated with Sperry Observatory at Union College in New Jersey, and Max Mutchler, a member of the Space Telescope Science Institute staff who volunteered to work with Jim
Credit: Jim Flood, an amateur astronomer affiliated with Sperry Observatory at Union College in New Jersey, and Max Mutchler, a member of the Space Telescope Science Institute staff who volunteered to work with Jim
Credit: Jim Flood, an amateur astronomer affiliated with Sperry Observatory at Union College in New Jersey, and Max Mutchler, a member of the Space Telescope Science Institute staff who volunteered to work with Jim
Credit: Jim Flood, an amateur astronomer affiliated with Sperry Observatory at Union College in New Jersey, and Max Mutchler, a member of the Space Telescope Science Institute staff who volunteered to work with Jim
Credit: ESO
Credit: ESO
Credit: ESO

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Galaxy NGC 1808

Galaxy in Columba constellation (The Dove). Also known as AM 0505-373, ESO 305-8, IRAS 05059-3734, MCG -6-12-5, PGC 16779.
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6.5' x 3.9'
9.9
13.3
5h 07m 42s
-37º 30' 47''
0.0033
SBa - Barred Spiral
46 M light years

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