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Observatory Parameters
Nov 24
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
11:43 22:09

Spiral Galaxy NGC 5990 Galaxy in Serpens Constellation

Size: 1.6' x 54'' Magnitude: 12.4 Also known as CGCG 50-101, IRAS 15437+0234, MCG 1-40-14, PGC 55993, UGC 10024
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Spiral Galaxy NGC 5990 as seen from Ashburn
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Data Sheet

15h 46m 16s
2º 24' 56''
Sa - Spiral
176 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 5990

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