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NGC 1042

NGC 1042 (also MCG-2-7-54, IRAS 02379-0838, PGC 10122) is a magnitude +11.0 barred spiral galaxy located 63 million light years away in the constellation Cetus.  

The galaxy was discovered by American astronomer Lewis A. Swift using a 40.6 cm (16 inch) Alvan Clark and Sons refractor at the Warner Observatory, East Avenue, Rochester, New York, on the 10th November 1885. 

Right Ascension 02h 40m 24.0s, Declination -08° 26' 01"

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