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Observatory Parameters
Mar 19
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
08:41 21:42

Galaxy NGC 5947 Galaxy in Boötes Constellation

Size: 1.2' x 1.2' Magnitude: 13.7 Also known as CGCG 222-19, IRAS 15288+4253, MCG 7-32-19, PGC 55274, UGC 9877
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Galaxy NGC 5947 as seen from Leesburg
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Data Sheet

15h 30m 36s
42º 43' 02''
SBbc -
271 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 5947

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