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Observatory Parameters
Nov 23
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
11:02 21:14

Galaxy NGC 6159 Galaxy in Hercules Constellation

Size: 1.4' x 1' Magnitude: 14.2 Also known as CGCG 224-29, MCG 7-34-38, NPM1G +42.0441, PGC 58185, UGC 10397
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Galaxy NGC 6159 as seen from Ashburn
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Data Sheet

16h 27m 25s
42º 40' 49''
E-S0 -
433 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 6159

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