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Observatory Parameters
Jan 19
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
08:58 19:51

Atoms For Peace Galaxy · NGC 7252 Galaxy in Aquarius Constellation

Size: 2.1' x 1.7' Magnitude: 11.4 Also known as ESO 533-15, AM 2217-245, Arp 226, IRAS 22179-2455, MCG -4-52-36, PRC D-35
Credit: B. Whitmore (STScI)
Credit: Brad Whitmore (STScI)
Credit: Francois Schweizer (CIW/DTM)
Credit: ESO
Credit: ESO and Digitized Sky Survey 2. Acknowledgment: Davide De Martin
Credit: ESO, IAU and Sky & Telescope

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Data Sheet

22h 20m 44s
-24º 40' 41''
SB0 - Barred Lenticular
220 M light years
Last visited objects: Atoms For Peace Galaxy

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