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NGC 1300

NGC 1300 is a barred spiral galaxy object of interest in space. It lies at a distance of 61 light years away in the constellation of Eridanus.

It is also referred to as NGC(1300) in the New General Catalogue. This is a list of deep space objects that was compiled by John Louis Emil Dreyer in 1888 in an update to John Herschel earlier catalogue.

The Barred Spiral Galaxy's location is 13:19.41s (R.A.) and -19:24.41 (Dec.). . The object can not be seen by the naked eye, you need a telescope to see it.

Fact File

NameNGC 1300
TypeBarred Spiral Galaxy
NGC Id1300
Right Ascension13:19.41s
Distance (Lt.Yr)61
Apparent Magnitude11
Naked Eye VisibleRequires a 4.5 - 6 Inch Telescope - Magnitudes
CoprightN.A.S.A, Hubble Site

NGC 1300 Barred Spiral Galaxy in Eridanus

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