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Observatory Parameters
May 27
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Gibbous
18:35 04:54

Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 5850 Galaxy in Virgo Constellation

Size: 4.5' x 3.9' Magnitude: 10.8 Also known as CGCG 21-6, IRAS 15045+0144, MCG 0-39-2, PGC 53979, UGC 9715
Credit: NGC/IC Project
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Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 5850 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

15h 07m 07s
1º 32' 39''
SBb - Barred Spiral
117 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 5850

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