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12:42 00:00

Galaxy NGC 5971 Galaxy in Draco Constellation

Size: 1.6' x 36'' Magnitude: 13.8 Also known as CGCG 297-19, MCG 9-26-2, PGC 55529, UGC 9929
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Maximum elevation of Galaxy NGC 5971 occurs at 20:13 hours

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Data Sheet

22.4
15h 35m 36s
56º 27' 43''
0.0144
Sa - Spiral
198 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 5971