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

Elliptical Galaxy NGC 2178 Galaxy in Pictor Constellation

Size: 54'' x 54'' Magnitude: 12.9 Also known as ESO 86-53, PGC 18322
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Data Sheet

21.3
6h 02m 47s
-63º 45' 50''
0.0269
E1 - Elliptical
370 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 2178

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