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Galaxy NGC 5157

Galaxy in Canes Venatici constellation (The Hunting Dogs). Also known as CGCG 161-56, MCG 5-32-21, PGC 47131, UGC 8455.
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Data Sheet

1.3' x 54''
13h 27m 16s
32º 01' 51''
0.0244
13.30
13.30
SBa - Barred Spiral
337 M light years

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Maximum elevation at 08:39 hours

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Best period for observing at
Mid May

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