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

Galaxy NGC 17 Galaxy in Cetus Constellation

Size: 2.1' x 48'' Magnitude: 14.4 Also known as NGC 34, IRAS 00085-1223, MCG -2-1-32, Mrk 938, PGC 781, V V 850
Credit: NGC/IC Project
Credit: NASA, ESA, the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)-ESA/Hubble Collaboration and A. Evans (University of Virginia, Charlottesville/NRAO/Stony Brook University)

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Data Sheet

23.6
0h 11m 06s
-12º 06' 27''
0.0196
S/P -
270 M light years
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