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Observatory Parameters
Feb 25
Ashburn
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Gibbous
13:18 03:10

Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 5157 Galaxy in Canes Venatici Constellation

Size: 1.3' x 54'' Magnitude: 13.3 Also known as CGCG 161-56, MCG 5-32-21, PGC 47131, UGC 8455
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Data Sheet

22.1
13h 27m 16s
32º 01' 51''
0.0244
SBa - Barred Spiral
337 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 5157

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