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Nov 21
Ashburn
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
09:31 19:32

Spiral Galaxy NGC 1809 Galaxy in Dorado Constellation

Size: 3.2' x 48'' Magnitude: 12.1 Also known as ESO 56-48, IRAS 05023-6937, PGC 16599
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Data Sheet

21.7
5h 02m 05s
-69º 34' 06''
0.0043
Sc - Spiral
60 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 1809

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