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NGC 488

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NGC 488 a nearly face on spirally spiral galaxy with it's tightly wound arms located 90 million light years away in Pisces. Estimated size of the diameter of the galaxy is 170,000 light years across. Many background galaxies are also visible. The galaxy itself is rather isolated other than a few dwarf galaxies around it.

Additional Info

  • Constellation: Pisces
  • Right Ascension: 01h 21m 46.8s
  • Declination: +15° 24′ 19″
  • Distance (Lightyears): 90 million
  • Telescope: Explore Scientific 127 Refractor
  • Camera: ZWO 1600MM Mono cmos
  • Magnitude: 10.4
  • Galaxy Type: SA
  • Variable Type: undefined
  • B-V Color Index: undefined
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