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Observatory Parameters
May 27
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Gibbous
18:35 04:54

Elliptical Galaxy NGC 6021 Galaxy in Serpens Constellation

Size: 1.4' x 48'' Magnitude: 13.1 Also known as CGCG 108-17, MCG 3-41-5, PGC 56482, UGC 10102
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Elliptical Galaxy NGC 6021 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

21.9
15h 57m 30s
15º 57' 22''
0.0158
E4 - Elliptical
218 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 6021

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