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Observatory Parameters
Mar 19
Lat. 39.1, Lon. -77.6
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
08:41 21:42

Spindle Galaxy · M 102 Galaxy in Draco Constellation

Size: 6.5' x 3.1' Magnitude: 9.9 Also known as NGC 5866, CGCG 274-16, IRAS 15051+5557, MCG 9-25-17, PGC 53933, UGC 9723
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Hourly Elevation Mar 19

Spindle Galaxy as seen from Lat. 39.1, Lon. -77.6
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Data Sheet

15h 06m 29s
55º 45' 48''
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31 M light years
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