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Weather for Jul 27 Night
Clouds Seeing
Waxing Crescent
10:42 23:17

Galaxy NGC 6142 Galaxy in Corona Borealis Constellation

Size: 2' x 30'' Magnitude: 13.8 Also known as CGCG 196-56, KUG 1621+373, MCG 6-36-41, PGC 57984, UGC 10366
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Hourly Elevation Jul 27

Maximum elevation of Galaxy NGC 6142 occurs at 21:09 hours

Monthly Elevation

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Mid July

Data Sheet

16h 23m 20s
37º 15' 30''
Sb - Spiral
470 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 6142