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Galaxy NGC 5978

Galaxy in Libra constellation (The Balance). Also known as MCG -2-40-2, NPM1G -13.0488, PGC 55838.
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48'' x 42''
15h 42m 27s
-13º 14' 01''
0.0244
14.00
13.20
Sa - Spiral
336 M light years

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Best period for observing at
Mid June

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