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Observatory Parameters
Jan 21
Ashburn
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
10:02 21:49

Spiral Galaxy NGC 6106 Galaxy in Hercules Constellation

Size: 2.4' x 1.3' Magnitude: 12.2 Also known as CGCG 52-1, IRAS 16163+0731, MCG 1-41-16, PGC 57799, UGC 10328
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Data Sheet

22.1
16h 18m 46s
7º 24' 39''
0.0048
Sc - Spiral
67 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 6106

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