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Observatory Parameters
Jan 23
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
First Quarter
11:04 23:52

Galaxy NGC 5942 Galaxy in Serpens Constellation

Size: 24'' x 24'' Magnitude: 14.4 Also known as CGCG 50-9, HCG 76C, MCG 1-40-1, NPM1G +07.0387, PGC 55309
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Galaxy NGC 5942 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

15h 31m 36s
7º 18' 43''
E-S0 -
490 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 5942

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