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Observatory Parameters
Jan 21
Ashburn
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
10:02 21:49

Galaxy NGC 3318 Galaxy in Vela Constellation

Size: 2.3' x 1.2' Magnitude: 11.6 Also known as ESO 317-52, AM 1035-412, IRAS 10350-4122, MCG -7-22-26, PGC 31533
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Data Sheet

21.3
10h 37m 15s
-41º 37' 38''
0.0093
SBbc -
128 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 3318

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