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Observatory Parameters
Jan 21
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
10:02 21:49

Lenticular Galaxy NGC 6040 Galaxy in Hercules Constellation

Size: 48'' x 48'' Magnitude: 14.0 Also known as NGC 6040A, NGC 6040B, Arp 122, CGCG 108-96, DRCG 34-67, DRCG 34-68, MCG 3-41-73, MCG 3-41-74, PGC 56932, PGC 56942, UGC 10165, V V 212
Credit: NGC/IC Project
Uploaded by venzibo
Size: 1,000 × 746 px
Visual Field: 0.3º
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Size: 1,143 × 1,565 px
Visual Field: 0.3º
Uploaded by Mike OBrien
Size: 2,754 × 2,050 px
Visual Field: 0.2º
Uploaded by astroeyes Weymouth, United Kingdom
Size: 1,306 × 802 px

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Lenticular Galaxy NGC 6040 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

16h 04m 26s
17º 44' 31''
S0 - Lenticular
564 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 6040

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