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May 21
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12:12 01:32

Spiral Galaxy NGC 6085 Galaxy in Corona Borealis Constellation

Size: 1.5' x 1.2' Magnitude: 13.0 Also known as CGCG 167-44, MCG 5-38-34, NPM1G +29.0373, PGC 57486, UGC 10269
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Spiral Galaxy NGC 6085 as seen from Ashburn
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Data Sheet

16h 12m 35s
29º 21' 55''
Sa - Spiral
468 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 6085

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“We find, therefore, under this orderly arrangement, a wonderful symmetry in the Universe, and a definite relation of harmony in the motion and magnitude of the orbs, of a kind that is not possible to obtain in any other way.” Johannes Kepler, The Harmonies of the World, 1619
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