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NGC 1017

NGC 1017 (also MCG-2-7-47, KUG 0235-112B and PGC 9964) is a magnitude + 14.4 irregular type galaxy located 380 million light-years away in the constellation Cetus.

The galaxy was discovered by American astronomer Lewis Swift  using a 40.6 cm (16 inch) Alvan Clark and Sons refractor at the Warner Observatory, East Avenue, Rochester, New York, on September 29, 1886.

Position (2000):  RA: 02h 37m 49.9s, Dec:  -11° 00' 38"

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