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Nov 21
Ashburn
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
09:31 19:32

Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 6117B Galaxy in Corona Borealis Constellation

Size: 36'' x 18'' Magnitude: 15.1 Also known as KUG 1617+371, MCG 6-36-24, PGC 57822
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Data Sheet

21.9
16h 19m 21s
37º 04' 08''
0.0289
Sbc - Barred Spiral
399 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 6117B

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