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Observatory Parameters
Jan 21
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
10:02 21:49

Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 5853 Galaxy in Boötes Constellation

Size: 1.5' x 54'' Magnitude: 13.7 Also known as CGCG 221-27, IRAS 15039+3942, MCG 7-31-30, PGC 53894, UGC 9707
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 5853 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

22.7
15h 05m 53s
39º 31' 21''
0.0298
SBb - Barred Spiral
410 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 5853

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