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Observatory Parameters
Apr 21
Leesburg
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
11:05 01:00

Spiral Galaxy NGC 1892 Galaxy in Dorado Constellation

Size: 2.9' x 48'' Magnitude: 12.2 Also known as ESO 85-61, IRAS 05169-6500, PGC 17042
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Data Sheet

21.7
5h 17m 09s
-64º 57' 37''
0.0045
Sc - Spiral
63 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 1892

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