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NGC 1947 (also ESO 118-43, IRAS 04449-5920 and PGC 15941) is a magnitude +9.7 barred spiral galaxy located 60 million light years away in the constellation Dorado.

The galaxy was discovered by Scottish astronomer James Dunlop using a homemade 9-foot, 22.86 cm (9 inch) f/12 speculum Newtonian reflector at Paramatta, New South Wales, Australia, on the 5th November 1826. 

Right Ascension 04h 45m 42.1s, Declination -59° 14' 56.0"



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This NASA Hubble Space Telescope view of the nearby barred spiral galaxy NGC 1672 unveils details in the galaxys star-forming clouds and dark bands of interstellar dust. NGC 1672 is more than 60 million light-years away in the direction of the southern constellation Dorado. These observations of NGC 1672 were taken with Hubbles Advanced Camera for Surveys in August of 2005.

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Credit NASA, ESA, and The Hubble Heritage Team

Position (J2000): R.A. 04h 45m 42s.10 Dec. -59° 14' 56"

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