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NGC 1309 Facts

NGC 1309 Facts Spiral Galaxy in Eridanus

NGC 1309 is a spiral galaxy object of interest in space. It lies at a distance of 100 Million LY light years away in the constellation of Eridanus.

It is also referred to as NGC(1309) 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 Spiral Galaxy's location is 3 22 5.69 (R.A.) and -15 23 47.70 (Dec.). Its Visual (Apparent) Brightness is 12.00 Magnitude . The object can not be seen by the naked eye, you need a telescope to see it.

Fact File


NameNGC 1309
TypeSpiral Galaxy
NGC Id1309
ConstellationEridanus
Right Ascension3 22 5.69
Declination-15 23 47.70
Distance (Lt.Yr)100 Million LY
Visual / Apparent Magnitude12.00
Naked Eye VisibleRequires a 4.5 - 6 Inch Telescope - Magnitudes
CoprightSpace Telescope


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