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Observatory Parameters
Nov 20
Ashburn
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
08:39 18:46

Barred Lenticular Galaxy NGC 6055 Galaxy in Hercules Constellation

Size: 1' x 36'' Magnitude: 13.7 Also known as CGCG 108-123, DRCG 34-121, MCG 3-41-101, PGC 57076, UGC 10191
Credit: NGC/IC Project
Uploaded by tedelaney2009 TX, United States
Size: 3,358 × 2,536 px
Visual Field: 0.2º

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Data Sheet

21.8
16h 05m 32s
18º 09' 34''
0.0378
SB0 - Barred Lenticular
521 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 6055

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