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Observatory Parameters
Mar 19
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
08:41 21:42

Spiral Galaxy NGC 5815 Galaxy in Libra Constellation

Size: 48'' x 24'' Magnitude: 14.3 Also known as IRAS 14576-1638, MCG -3-38-44, PGC 53600
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Spiral Galaxy NGC 5815 as seen from Leesburg
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Data Sheet

15h 00m 29s
-16º 50' 02''
Sb - Spiral
138 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 5815

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