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Observatory Parameters
Apr 23
Lat. 39.1, Lon. -77.6
Clouds: Seeing:
First Quarter
13:14 02:47

Galaxy NGC 6068 Galaxy in Ursa Minor Constellation

Size: 1' x 42'' Magnitude: 12.8 Also known as ARAK 492, CGCG 354-31, CGCG 355-5, IRAS 15575+7908, KAZ 53, KCPG 476B, MCG 13-11-19, PGC 56388, UGC 10126
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Galaxy NGC 6068 as seen from Lat. 39.1, Lon. -77.6
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Data Sheet

15h 55m 25s
78º 59' 47''
SBbc -
183 M light years
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