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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 6048 Galaxy in Ursa Minor Constellation

Size: 2.2' x 1.7' Magnitude: 12.3 Also known as CGCG 338-32, MCG 12-15-38, PGC 56484, UGC 10124
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Elliptical Galaxy NGC 6048 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

22.4
15h 57m 30s
70º 41' 19''
0.0257
E2 - Elliptical
354 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 6048

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