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Observatory Parameters
Nov 22
Ashburn
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
10:18 20:21

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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Data Sheet

20.8
13h 19m 37s
-12º 41' 59''
0.0075
SBbc/P -
103 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 5079

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