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Nov 17
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Lenticular Galaxy NGC 5087 Galaxy in Virgo Constellation

Size: 2.7' x 2.2' Magnitude: 11.4 Also known as ESO 576-35, IRAS 13177-2021, MCG -3-34-50, PGC 46541, UGCA 350
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Lenticular Galaxy NGC 5087 as seen from Ashburn
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Data Sheet

13h 20m 24s
-20º 36' 39''
S0 - Lenticular
85 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 5087

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