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Jan 19
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
08:58 19:51

Spiral Galaxy NGC 5491A Galaxy in Virgo Constellation

Size: 1.4' x 48'' Magnitude: 12.9 Also known as CGCG 46-63, IRAS 14084+0636, MCG 1-36-22, PGC 50630, UGC 9072
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Data Sheet

14h 10m 57s
6º 21' 53''
Sb - Spiral
271 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 5491A

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