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Observatory Parameters
Jan 18
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
08:22 18:53

Bright Nebula NGC 1966 Bright Nebula in Dorado Constellation

Size: 13' Magnitude: 8.5 Also known as ESO 56-SC125
Credit: NGC/IC Project
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Visual Field: 1.9º
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Visual Field: 1.1º
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Visual Field: 1.7º
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Visual Field: 1.9º
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Visual Field: 1.0º
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Visual Field: 1.8º

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5h 26m 48s
-68º 48' 59''
Last visited objects: NGC 1966

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