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

Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 5243 Galaxy in Canes Venatici Constellation

Size: 1.5' x 24'' Magnitude: 13.2 Also known as CGCG 218-27, IRAS 13340+3836, MCG 7-28-36, PGC 48011, UGC 8592
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Data Sheet

21.3
13h 36m 15s
38º 20' 36''
0.0140
Sbc - Barred Spiral
193 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 5243

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