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

Galaxy NGC 5609 Galaxy in Boötes Constellation

Size: 24'' x 18'' Magnitude: 15.7 Also known as PGC 3088538
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Galaxy NGC 5609 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

22.0
14h 23m 48s
34º 50' 33''
0.1006
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1,386 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 5609

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