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

Spiral Galaxy NGC 5963 Galaxy in Draco Constellation

Size: 3.3' x 2.6' Magnitude: 12.5 Also known as CGCG 297-15, IRAS 15322+5643, KCPG 469A, MCG 9-25-58, PGC 55419, UGC 9906
Credit: NGC/IC Project
Uploaded by tedelaney2009 TX, United States
Size: 3,358 × 2,536 px
Visual Field: 0.2º
Uploaded by astroeyes Weymouth, United Kingdom
Size: 1,361 × 1,025 px
Visual Field: 0.2º

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Data Sheet

23.5
15h 33m 27s
56º 33' 36''
0.0022
Sc - Spiral
30 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 5963

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