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Observatory Parameters
Nov 18
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
New Moon
06:49 17:26

Galaxy NGC 6056 Galaxy in Hercules Constellation

Size: 54'' x 30'' Magnitude: 13.9 Also known as IC 1176, CGCG 108-122, DRCG 34-101, MCG 3-41-100, PGC 57075
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Galaxy NGC 6056 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

16h 05m 31s
17º 57' 46''
SB0-a -
542 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 6056

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