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Observatory Parameters
Jan 21
Ashburn
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
10:02 21:49

Spiral Galaxy NGC 5653 Galaxy in Boötes Constellation

Size: 1.7' x 1.3' Magnitude: 12.2 Also known as IC 1026, CGCG 156-68, IRAS 14280+3126, MCG 5-34-58, PGC 51814, UGC 9318
Credit: Torsten Boeker, Space Telescope Science Institute, and NASA/ESA
Credit: Torsten Boeker, Space Telescope Science Institute, and NASA/ESA

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Data Sheet

21.7
14h 30m 10s
31º 12' 55''
0.0119
Sb - Spiral
164 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 5653

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