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Observatory Parameters
Jan 22
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
10:32 22:49

Spiral Galaxy NGC 5720 Galaxy in Boötes Constellation

Size: 2.1' x 1.4' Magnitude: 13.4 Also known as CGCG 273-17, MCG 9-24-25, PGC 52328, UGC 9439
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Spiral Galaxy NGC 5720 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

23.2
14h 38m 33s
50º 48' 54''
0.0260
Sb - Spiral
358 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 5720

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