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Observatory Parameters
Jan 21
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
10:02 21:49

Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 5643 Galaxy in Lupus Constellation

Size: 4.7' x 4.2' Magnitude: 10.0 Also known as ESO 272-16, AM 1429-435, IRAS 14294-4357, MCG -7-30-3, PGC 51969
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 5643 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

21.9
14h 32m 40s
-44º 10' 28''
0.0040
SBc - Barred Spiral
55 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 5643

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