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Observatory Parameters
Oct 18
Ashburn
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06:01 18:14
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Lenticular Galaxy NGC 51 Galaxy in Andromeda Constellation

Size: 1.3' x 1' Magnitude: 13.1 Also known as CGCG 549-31, MCG 8-1-35, NPM1G +47.0009, PGC 974, UGC 138
Credit: NGC/IC Project
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Size: 1,567 × 1,890 px
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ISO: 25,600

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Data Sheet

22.0
0h 14m 34s
48º 15' 21''
0.0178
S0 - Lenticular
246 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 51

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