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Observatory Parameters
Sep 20
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
New Moon
07:11 19:43

Whirlpool Galaxy · M 51 Galaxy in Canes Venatici Constellation

Size: 11.2' x 6.9' Magnitude: 8.4 Also known as NGC 5194, Arp 85, CGCG 246-8, IRAS 13277+4727, KCPG 379A, MCG 8-25-12, PGC 47404, UGC 8493, V V 1, V V 403
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Whirlpool Galaxy as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

21.7
13h 29m 52s
47º 11' 44''
0.0015
Sbc - Barred Spiral
21 M light years
Last visited objects: Whirlpool Galaxy

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