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Observatory Parameters
Jan 18
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
08:22 18:53

Spiral Galaxy IC 5053 Galaxy in Pavo Constellation

Size: 1.6' x 36'' Magnitude: 12.7 Also known as ESO 74-18, AM 2048-711, IRAS 20485-7119, PGC 65662

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Spiral Galaxy IC 5053 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

21.3
20h 53m 36s
-71º 08' 30''
0.0142
Sa - Spiral
195 M light years
Last visited objects: IC 5053

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