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Observatory Parameters
Jan 22
Ashburn
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
10:32 22:49

Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 5661 Galaxy in Virgo Constellation

Size: 1.5' x 36'' Magnitude: 13.3 Also known as 8ZW 431, CGCG 47-81, IRAS 14294+0628, MCG 1-37-23, PGC 51921, UGC 9346
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Data Sheet

21.8
14h 31m 57s
6º 15' 01''
0.0079
SBb - Barred Spiral
108 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 5661

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