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

Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 3331 Galaxy in Hydra Constellation

Size: 1.2' x 54'' Magnitude: 13.2 Also known as ESO 501-72, AM 1037-233, IRAS 10377-2333, MCG -4-25-56, PGC 31743
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Data Sheet

21.9
10h 40m 08s
-23º 49' 13''
0.0121
SBc - Barred Spiral
167 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 3331

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