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Observatory Parameters
Dec 15
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waning Crescent
04:43 15:27

Barred Lenticular Galaxy NGC 2557 Galaxy in Cancer Constellation

Size: 1.2' x 1' Magnitude: 13.2 Also known as CGCG 119-48, MCG 4-20-21, PGC 23329, UGC 4330
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Barred Lenticular Galaxy NGC 2557 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

22.0
8h 19m 10s
21º 26' 10''
0.0162
SB0 - Barred Lenticular
223 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 2557

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