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Observatory Parameters
Jan 19
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
08:58 19:51

Spiral Galaxy NGC 5801 Galaxy in Libra Constellation

Size: 42'' x 30'' Magnitude: 14.7 Also known as NPM1G -13.0467, PGC 53596
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Spiral Galaxy NGC 5801 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

22.2
15h 00m 25s
-13º 54' 13''
0.0269
Sb - Spiral
371 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 5801

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