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Observatory Parameters
Jan 21
Ashburn
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
10:02 21:49

Barred Lenticular Galaxy NGC 5742 Galaxy in Libra Constellation

Size: 1.3' x 30'' Magnitude: 13.0 Also known as IRAS 14428-1135, MCG -2-38-7, PGC 52707
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Data Sheet

21.2
14h 45m 36s
-11º 48' 34''
0.0133
SB0 - Barred Lenticular
184 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 5742

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