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Jan 20
Ashburn
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
09:31 20:49

Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 3420 Galaxy in Hydra Constellation

Size: 1.3' x 1.1' Magnitude: 13.8 Also known as MCG -3-28-11, NPM1G -16.0322, PGC 32453
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 3420 as seen from Ashburn
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Data Sheet

22.8
10h 50m 09s
-17º 14' 34''
0.0200
SBa - Barred Spiral
276 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 3420

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