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Observatory Parameters
Apr 22
Lat. 39.1, Lon. -77.6
Clouds: Seeing:
First Quarter
12:08 01:57

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

21.4
22h 20m 44s
-24º 40' 41''
0.0160
SB0 - Barred Lenticular
220 M light years
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