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NGC 1013

NGC 1013 (also McG-2-7-46, NPM1G -11.0097 and PGC 9966) is a magnitude + 14.0 spiral S0-a 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 50.4s, Dec: -11° 30' 24"

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