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NGC 1047

NGC 1047 (also MCG -1-7-32 and PGC 10132) is a magnitude +13.5 lenticular galaxy located 62 million light-years away in the constellation Cetus.á
It has a diameter of about 30,000 light-years.á
The galaxies NGC 1035, NGC 1042 and NGC 1052 are in the same sky region and probably form a group.

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.á

Right ascension 02h 40m 32.8s, Declinationá-08░ 08' 50"

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