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Observatory Parameters
Apr 21
Lat. 39.1, Lon. -77.6
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
11:05 01:00

Elliptical Galaxy NGC 5557 Galaxy in Boötes Constellation

Size: 2.4' x 1.9' Magnitude: 11.0 Also known as CGCG 191-74, MCG 6-31-93, PGC 51104, UGC 9161
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Elliptical Galaxy NGC 5557 as seen from Lat. 39.1, Lon. -77.6
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Data Sheet

21.3
14h 18m 25s
36º 29' 36''
0.0107
E1 - Elliptical
148 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 5557

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