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Observatory Parameters
Jan 19
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
08:58 19:51

Lenticular Galaxy NGC 5718 Galaxy in Virgo Constellation

Size: 1.1' x 1.1' Magnitude: 13.6 Also known as IC 1042, Arp 171, CGCG 47-135, CGCG 47-137, KCPG 431A, KCPG 431B, MCG 1-37-46, MCG 1-37-47, PGC 52433, PGC 52441, UGC 9457, UGC 9459
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Lenticular Galaxy NGC 5718 as seen from Ashburn
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Data Sheet

14h 40m 38s
3º 28' 11''
S0 - Lenticular
368 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 5718

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