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NGC 827

NGC 827 (also UGC 1640, IRAS 02062+0744 and PGC 8196) is a magnitude +13.0 spiral galaxy located about 155 million light-years away in the constellation Cetus.

The galaxy was discovered by German-British astronomer William Herschel using a 47.5 cm (18.7 inch) f/13 speculum reflector at Datchet, Berkshire on the 7th November 1784.
The galaxy was rediscovered by Lewis Swift in October 1884.

Right Ascension 02h 08m 56.3s, Declination +07 58' 18"

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