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Observatory Parameters
May 24
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Gibbous
15:30 03:21

Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 5909 Galaxy in Ursa Minor Constellation

Size: 1.1' x 30'' Magnitude: 13.8 Also known as CGCG 354-21, KCPG 460A, MCG 13-11-10, NPM1G +75.0113, PGC 54223, UGC 9778
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 5909 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

21.8
15h 11m 27s
75º 23' 04''
0.0235
Sbc - Barred Spiral
324 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 5909

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