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Observatory Parameters
Jan 19
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
08:58 19:51

Spiral Galaxy NGC 5579 Galaxy in Boötes Constellation

Size: 1.9' x 1.4' Magnitude: 13.6 Also known as Arp 69, CGCG 191-80, CGCG 192-3, MCG 6-32-2, PGC 51236, UGC 9180, V V 142
Credit: NGC/IC Project
Uploaded by astroeyes Weymouth, United Kingdom
Size: 1,651 × 754 px
Visual Field: 0.3º

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Data Sheet

14h 20m 26s
35º 11' 21''
Sc - Spiral
166 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 5579

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