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Observatory Parameters
Nov 23
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
11:02 21:14

Galaxy NGC 5171 Galaxy in Virgo Constellation

Size: 1.1' x 48'' Magnitude: 12.8 Also known as CGCG 72-89, MCG 2-34-20, PGC 47339, UGC 8476
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Galaxy NGC 5171 as seen from Ashburn
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Data Sheet

13h 29m 21s
11º 44' 07''
E-S0 -
316 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 5171

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