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Observatory Parameters
Jan 19
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
08:58 19:51

Spiral Galaxy NGC 5023 Galaxy in Canes Venatici Constellation

Size: 5.8' x 48'' Magnitude: 12.3 Also known as CGCG 217-17, FGC 1578, MCG 7-27-43, PGC 45849, UGC 8286
Credit: ESA/Hubble & NASA

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Spiral Galaxy NGC 5023 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

13h 12m 11s
44º 02' 14''
Sc - Spiral
19 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 5023

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