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Weather for Jul 27 Night
Clouds Seeing
Waxing Crescent
10:42 23:17

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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Hourly Elevation Jul 27

Maximum elevation of Galaxy NGC 5661 occurs at 19:18 hours

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Mid June

Data Sheet

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