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Observatory Parameters
Nov 25
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
12:19 23:07

Galaxy NGC 5257 Galaxy in Virgo Constellation

Size: 1.6' x 48'' Magnitude: 12.4 Also known as Arp 240, CGCG 17-55, IRAS 13373+0105, KCPG 389A, MCG 0-35-15, PGC 48330, UGC 8641, UM 598, V V 55
Credit: NASA, ESA, the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)-ESA/Hubble Collaboration and A. Evans (University of Virginia, Charlottesville/NRAO/Stony Brook University)

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21.3
13h 39m 52s
0º 50' 25''
0.0227
SBb/P -
312 M light years
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