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Observatory Parameters
Jan 19
Ashburn
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
08:58 19:51

Galaxy NGC 5859 Galaxy in Boötes Constellation

Size: 3' x 48'' Magnitude: 12.5 Also known as CGCG 106-7, IRAS 15052+1946, KCPG 455B, MCG 3-39-5, PGC 54001, UGC 9728
Credit: NGC/IC Project
Uploaded by tedelaney2009 TX, United States
Size: 3,358 × 2,536 px
Visual Field: 0.2º
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Size: 1,600 × 1,200 px
Visual Field: 0.1º

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Data Sheet

22.1
15h 07m 34s
19º 34' 54''
0.0159
SBbc -
219 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 5859

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