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Observatory Parameters
Nov 22
Ashburn
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
10:18 20:21

Galaxy NGC 2179 Galaxy in Lepus Constellation

Size: 1.1' x 54'' Magnitude: 12.3 Also known as ESO 555-38, IRAS 06059-2144, MCG -4-15-11, PGC 18453
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Data Sheet

20.9
6h 08m 02s
-21º 44' 45''
0.0096
SB0-a -
132 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 2179

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