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Observatory Parameters
Jan 20
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
09:31 20:49

Spiral Galaxy NGC 6117A Galaxy in Corona Borealis Constellation

Size: 1.2' x 1.2' Magnitude: 13.6 Also known as NGC 6117, CGCG 196-36, IRAS 16174+3712, MCG 6-36-22, PGC 57816, UGC 10338
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Spiral Galaxy NGC 6117A as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

16h 19m 18s
37º 05' 43''
Sc - Spiral
394 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 6117A

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