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Observatory Parameters
Jan 21
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
10:02 21:49

Lenticular Galaxy NGC 3243 Galaxy in Sextans Constellation

Size: 1.4' x 1.1' Magnitude: 12.7 Also known as CGCG 9-33, MCG 0-27-12, PGC 30655, UGC 5652
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Lenticular Galaxy NGC 3243 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

21.8
10h 26m 21s
-2º 37' 19''
0.0185
S0 - Lenticular
255 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 3243

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