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Jan 16
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Spiral Galaxy NGC 5066 Galaxy in Virgo Constellation

Size: 42'' x 30'' Magnitude: 13.3 Also known as NGC 5069, MCG -2-34-20, PGC 46360
Credit: NGC/IC Project
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Spiral Galaxy NGC 5066 as seen from Ashburn
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Data Sheet

13h 18m 28s
-10º 14' 01''
Sa - Spiral
129 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 5066

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