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Observatory Parameters
Jan 20
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
09:31 20:49

Elliptical Galaxy NGC 5982 Galaxy in Draco Constellation

Size: 2.6' x 1.9' Magnitude: 11.1 Also known as CGCG 297-24, MCG 10-22-29, PGC 55674, UGC 9961
Credit: NGC/IC Project
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Elliptical Galaxy NGC 5982 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

15h 38m 40s
59º 21' 21''
E3 - Elliptical
139 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 5982

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