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

Spiral Galaxy NGC 5121 Galaxy in Centaurus Constellation

Size: 1.9' x 1.5' Magnitude: 10.6 Also known as ESO 382-57, AM 1321-372, IRAS 13219-3725, MCG -6-29-35, PGC 46896
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Data Sheet

20.4
13h 24m 45s
-37º 40' 56''
0.0049
Sa - Spiral
68 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 5121

Astronomy Quote of the Day

“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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