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Weather for Jul 27 Night
Clouds Seeing
Waxing Crescent
10:42 23:17

Galaxy NGC 5549 Galaxy in Virgo Constellation

Size: 1.6' x 48'' Magnitude: 12.9 Also known as CGCG 47-1, MCG 1-36-36, PGC 51118, UGC 9156
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Hourly Elevation Jul 27

Maximum elevation of Galaxy NGC 5549 occurs at 19:04 hours

Monthly Elevation

Best period for observing Galaxy NGC 5549 at hours

Mid June

Data Sheet

14h 18m 38s
7º 22' 37''
S0 - Lenticular
354 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 5549