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May 21
Ashburn
Clouds: Seeing:
First Quarter
12:12 01:32

Spiral Galaxy NGC 5074 Galaxy in Canes Venatici Constellation

Size: 42'' x 36'' Magnitude: 14.0 Also known as CGCG 160-183, CGCG 161-1, KUG 1316+317, MCG 5-31-172, PGC 46354, WAS 67
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Data Sheet

21.7
13h 18m 25s
31º 28' 06''
0.0187
Sb - Spiral
258 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 5074

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“We find, therefore, under this orderly arrangement, a wonderful symmetry in the Universe, and a definite relation of harmony in the motion and magnitude of the orbs, of a kind that is not possible to obtain in any other way.” Johannes Kepler, The Harmonies of the World, 1619
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