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Observatory Parameters
Nov 22
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
10:18 20:21

Spiral Galaxy NGC 5980 Galaxy in Serpens Constellation

Size: 1.9' x 42'' Magnitude: 12.7 Also known as CGCG 107-25, IRAS 15391+1556, MCG 3-40-26, PGC 55800, UGC 9974
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Spiral Galaxy NGC 5980 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

15h 41m 30s
15º 47' 15''
Sc - Spiral
188 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 5980

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