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Observatory Parameters
Jan 20
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
09:31 20:49

Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 5949 Galaxy in Draco Constellation

Size: 2.2' x 1' Magnitude: 12.0 Also known as CGCG 319-16, IRAS 15273+6456, KARA 682, MCG 11-19-8, PGC 55165, UGC 9866
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 5949 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

15h 28m 00s
64º 45' 46''
Sbc - Barred Spiral
20 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 5949

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