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Observatory Parameters
Jan 22
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
10:32 22:49

Spiral Galaxy NGC 5440 Galaxy in Canes Venatici Constellation

Size: 2.2' x 1' Magnitude: 12.3 Also known as CGCG 191-40, MCG 6-31-52, PGC 50042, UGC 8963
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Spiral Galaxy NGC 5440 as seen from Ashburn
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Data Sheet

14h 03m 00s
34º 45' 24''
Sa - Spiral
170 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 5440

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