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Observatory Parameters
Jan 20
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
09:31 20:49

Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 5657 Galaxy in Boötes Constellation

Size: 1.8' x 48'' Magnitude: 13.3 Also known as CGCG 163-69, IRAS 14285+2924, MCG 5-34-60, Mrk 814, PGC 51850, UGC 9335
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 5657 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

14h 30m 43s
29º 10' 49''
SBb - Barred Spiral
179 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 5657

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