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Jan 21
Ashburn
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
10:02 21:49

Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 5951 Galaxy in Serpens Constellation

Size: 3.6' x 48'' Magnitude: 12.7 Also known as CGCG 107-3, IRAS 15313+1510, MCG 3-40-3, PGC 55435, UGC 9895
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Data Sheet

22.5
15h 33m 43s
15º 00' 26''
0.0059
SBc - Barred Spiral
82 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 5951

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