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Observatory Parameters
Apr 22
Clouds: Seeing:
First Quarter
12:08 01:57

Galaxy NGC 5636 Galaxy in Virgo Constellation

Size: 1.9' x 1.4' Magnitude: 12.7 Also known as CGCG 47-62, MCG 1-37-17, PGC 51785, UGC 9304
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Galaxy NGC 5636 as seen from Leesburg
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Data Sheet

14h 29m 39s
3º 16' 00''
SB0-a -
80 M light years
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