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Observatory Parameters
Apr 21
Leesburg
Clouds: Seeing:
First Quarter
11:05 01:00

Lenticular Galaxy NGC 6008B Galaxy in Serpens Constellation

Size: 42'' x 24'' Magnitude: 14.3 Also known as ARAK 488, CGCG 136-112, MCG 4-37-54, PGC 56301
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Data Sheet

21.5
15h 53m 08s
21º 04' 32''
0.0171
S0 - Lenticular
235 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 6008B

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