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Observatory Parameters
Sep 20
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
New Moon
07:11 19:43

Sunflower Galaxy · M 63 Galaxy in Canes Venatici Constellation

Size: 12.6' x 7.2' Magnitude: 8.6 Also known as NGC 5055, CGCG 217-23, MCG 7-27-54, PGC 46153, UGC 8334
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Hourly Elevation Sep 20

Sunflower Galaxy as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

22.1
13h 15m 48s
42º 01' 58''
0.0016
Sbc - Barred Spiral
22 M light years
Last visited objects: Sunflower Galaxy

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