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Observatory Parameters
Nov 18
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
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06:49 17:26

Elliptical Galaxy NGC 6006 Galaxy in Serpens Constellation

Size: 36'' x 24'' Magnitude: 14.2 Also known as CGCG 78-93, Mrk 862, NPM1G +12.0445, PGC 56295
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Elliptical Galaxy NGC 6006 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

21.3
15h 53m 02s
12º 00' 21''
0.0349
E3 - Elliptical
481 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 6006

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