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Weather for Jul 26 Night
Clouds Seeing
Waxing Crescent
09:39 22:44

Galaxy NGC 5542 Galaxy in Boötes Constellation

Size: 30'' x 18'' Magnitude: 14.2 Also known as ARAK 445, CGCG 46-85, MCG 1-36-34, PGC 51066
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Hourly Elevation Jul 26

Maximum elevation of Galaxy NGC 5542 occurs at 19:07 hours

Monthly Elevation

Best period for observing Galaxy NGC 5542 at hours

Mid June

Data Sheet

14h 17m 53s
7º 33' 30''
358 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 5542