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Observatory Parameters
Nov 25
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
12:19 23:07

Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 5008 Galaxy in Boötes Constellation

Size: 1.4' x 1' Magnitude: 13.7 Also known as IC 4381, CGCG 132-78, CGCG 133-1, HCG 71A, IRAS 14087+2545, MCG 4-33-42, PGC 50629, UGC 9073
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 5008 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

14h 10m 56s
25º 29' 47''
SBc - Barred Spiral
425 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 5008

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