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Observatory Parameters
Jan 19
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
08:58 19:51

Elliptical Galaxy NGC 5966 Galaxy in Boötes Constellation

Size: 1.8' x 1.1' Magnitude: 12.2 Also known as CGCG 222-28, MCG 7-32-32, PGC 55552, UGC 9923
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Elliptical Galaxy NGC 5966 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

21.6
15h 35m 52s
39º 46' 08''
0.0149
E4 - Elliptical
205 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 5966

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