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Observatory Parameters
Jan 22
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
10:32 22:49

Galaxy NGC 5968 Galaxy in Lupus Constellation

Size: 2.1' x 1.9' Magnitude: 12.2 Also known as ESO 450-5, IRAS 15368-3023, MCG -5-37-1, PGC 55738
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Galaxy NGC 5968 as seen from Ashburn
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Data Sheet

15h 39m 57s
-30º 33' 10''
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251 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 5968

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