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Observatory Parameters
Jan 20
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
09:31 20:49

Spiral Galaxy NGC 5981 Galaxy in Draco Constellation

Size: 2.7' x 18'' Magnitude: 13.0 Also known as CGCG 297-23, IRAS 15368+5933, MCG 10-22-27, PGC 55647, UGC 9948
Credit: NGC/IC Project
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Visual Field: 0.2º
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Spiral Galaxy NGC 5981 as seen from Ashburn
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Data Sheet

15h 37m 53s
59º 23' 28''
Sc - Spiral
81 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 5981

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