The galaxy NGC 5550

Image of NGC 5550
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn (click to change), NGC 5550 is not observable – it will reach its highest point in the sky during daytime and is no higher than 9° above the horizon at dusk.

Name NGC 5550
Object Type Galaxy
Position
Constellation:Bootes
Magnitude:14.20 (B)[1]
10.53 (H)[1]
10.26 (K)[1]
11.26 (J)[1]
Hubble type:SBb
Right Ascension:14h18m [1]
Declination:+12°52' [1]
Distance:119.8 Mpc
390.4 Mlyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-21.19

Ashburn

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Longitude:
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39.04°N
77.49°W
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