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

Spiral Galaxy NGC 5961 Galaxy in Corona Borealis Constellation

Size: 48'' x 18'' Magnitude: 14.1 Also known as ARAK 478, CGCG 166-13, IRAS 15332+3101, MCG 5-37-5, PGC 55515, UGC 9918
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Spiral Galaxy NGC 5961 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

15h 35m 16s
30º 51' 50''
Sb - Spiral
84 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 5961

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