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Weather for Jul 27 Night
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Waxing Crescent
10:42 23:17

Galaxy NGC 5056 Galaxy in Coma Berenices Constellation

Size: 1.8' x 1' Magnitude: 13.1 Also known as CGCG 160-173, IRAS 13138+3112, KUG 1313+312, MCG 5-31-166, PGC 46180, UGC 8337
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Hourly Elevation Jul 27

Maximum elevation of Galaxy NGC 5056 occurs at 18:02 hours

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Data Sheet

22.4
13h 16m 12s
30º 56' 57''
0.0187
Sc - Spiral
257 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 5056