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Observatory Parameters
Jan 21
Ashburn
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
10:02 21:49

Spiral Galaxy NGC 5170 Galaxy in Virgo Constellation

Size: 8.2' x 1' Magnitude: 11.1 Also known as ESO 576-65, FGC 1626, IRAS 13271-1742, MCG -3-34-84, PGC 47394, PGC 47396, UGCA 360
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Data Sheet

22.0
13h 29m 48s
-17º 57' 55''
0.0050
Sc - Spiral
69 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 5170

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