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Observatory Parameters
Nov 21
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
09:31 19:32

Lenticular Galaxy NGC 5252 Galaxy in Virgo Constellation

Size: 1.4' x 54'' Magnitude: 13.0 Also known as CGCG 45-56, MCG 1-35-22, PGC 48189, UGC 8622, V V 100
Credit: NASA, ESA, W. Keel (University of Alabama, USA) and Z. Tsevtanov (Jet Propulsion Laboratory, USA)
Credit: NASA, ESA, Galaxy Zoo Team and W. Keel (University of Alabama, USA)

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Data Sheet

13h 38m 15s
4º 32' 33''
S0 - Lenticular
316 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 5252

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