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Observatory Parameters
Apr 21
Leesburg
Clouds: Seeing:
First Quarter
11:05 01:00

Elliptical Galaxy NGC 97 Galaxy in Andromeda Constellation

Size: 1.3' x 1.3' Magnitude: 12.3 Also known as CGCG 500-9, MCG 5-2-7, PGC 1442, UGC 216
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Data Sheet

21.5
0h 22m 30s
29º 44' 44''
0.0159
E0 - Elliptical
219 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 97

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