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Nov 20
Ashburn
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
08:39 18:46

Elliptical Galaxy NGC 5099 Galaxy in Virgo Constellation

Size: 36'' x 36'' Magnitude: 14.3 Also known as NPM1G -12.0449, PGC 46627
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Data Sheet

21.8
13h 21m 19s
-13º 02' 30''
0.0044
E0 - Elliptical
61 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 5099

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