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What Happened on February 19, 1771

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Charles Messier adds M46-M49 to his catalog (galactic clusters in Puppis & Hydra & galaxy in Virgo)

Astronomer Charles Messier
Charles Messier

1771 Highlights

About February 19, 1771

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 249 years, 11 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces