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Observatory Parameters
Jan 23
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
11:04 23:52

Galaxy NGC 5540 Galaxy in Ursa Major Constellation

Size: 48'' x 36'' Magnitude: 13.9 Also known as CGCG 295-41, MCG 10-20-90, PGC 50883
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Galaxy NGC 5540 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

21.7
14h 14m 54s
60º 00' 39''
0.0366
E-S0 -
505 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 5540

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