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Observatory Parameters
Jan 21
Ashburn
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
10:02 21:49

Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 3053 Galaxy in Leo Constellation

Size: 1.8' x 54'' Magnitude: 12.8 Also known as CGCG 92-74, CGCG 93-1, IRAS 09528+1640, MCG 3-25-40, PGC 28631, UGC 5329
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Data Sheet

22.0
9h 55m 33s
16º 25' 59''
0.0125
SBa - Barred Spiral
172 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 3053

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