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Observatory Parameters
Mar 19
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
08:41 21:42

Spiral Galaxy NGC 6161 Galaxy in Hercules Constellation

Size: 54'' x 18'' Magnitude: 14.9 Also known as CGCG 168-13, HCG 82C, IRAS 16264+3255, KUG 1626+329B, MCG 6-36-46, PGC 58235
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Spiral Galaxy NGC 6161 as seen from Leesburg
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Data Sheet

16h 28m 20s
32º 48' 36''
Sc - Spiral
464 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 6161

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