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Observatory Parameters
Jan 22
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
10:32 22:49

Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 5588 Galaxy in Boötes Constellation

Size: 1.1' x 1.1' Magnitude: 13.3 Also known as NGC 5589, CGCG 192-4, MCG 6-32-5, PGC 51300, UGC 9197
Credit: NGC/IC Project
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 5588 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

22.1
14h 21m 24s
35º 16' 14''
0.0113
SBa - Barred Spiral
156 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 5588

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