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Observatory Parameters
Nov 25
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
12:19 23:07

Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 5156 Galaxy in Centaurus Constellation

Size: 2.5' x 2' Magnitude: 11.7 Also known as ESO 220-13, IRAS 13256-4839, PGC 47283
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 5156 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

22.1
13h 28m 44s
-48º 55' 00''
0.0100
SBb - Barred Spiral
137 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 5156

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