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

Galaxy NGC 5079 Galaxy in Virgo Constellation

Size: 1.5' x 48'' Magnitude: 12.0 Also known as IRAS 13169-1226, MCG -2-34-30, PGC 46473
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Galaxy NGC 5079 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

20.8
13h 19m 37s
-12º 41' 59''
0.0075
SBbc/P -
103 M light years
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