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

Spiral Galaxy NGC 5659 Galaxy in Boötes Constellation

Size: 1.6' x 24'' Magnitude: 13.9 Also known as CGCG 133-82, MCG 4-34-44, PGC 51875, UGC 9342
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Spiral Galaxy NGC 5659 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

22.0
14h 31m 06s
25º 21' 17''
0.0149
Sb - Spiral
206 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 5659

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