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Observatory Parameters
Jan 23
Clouds: Seeing:
First Quarter
11:04 23:52

Spiral Galaxy NGC 5878 Galaxy in Libra Constellation

Size: 3.5' x 1.4' Magnitude: 11.5 Also known as IRAS 15109-1405, MCG -2-39-6, PGC 54364, UGCA 403
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Spiral Galaxy NGC 5878 as seen from Ashburn
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Data Sheet

15h 13m 45s
-14º 16' 13''
Sb - Spiral
92 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 5878

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