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Observatory Parameters
Jan 19
Ashburn
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
08:58 19:51

Barred Lenticular Galaxy NGC 6163 Galaxy in Hercules Constellation

Size: 36'' x 18'' Magnitude: 14.4 Also known as CGCG 168-15, HCG 82B, KUG 1626+329D, MCG 6-36-48, NPM1G +32.0474, PGC 58250
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Data Sheet

21.2
16h 28m 27s
32º 50' 48''
0.0348
SB0 - Barred Lenticular
480 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 6163

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