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Observatory Parameters
Jan 20
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
09:31 20:49

Lenticular Galaxy NGC 5456 Galaxy in Boötes Constellation

Size: 1.2' x 1' Magnitude: 12.9 Also known as CGCG 74-89, MCG 2-36-36, PGC 50213, UGC 9004
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Lenticular Galaxy NGC 5456 as seen from Ashburn
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Data Sheet

14h 04m 58s
11º 52' 18''
S0 - Lenticular
328 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 5456

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