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Observatory Parameters
Jan 18
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
08:22 18:53

Galaxy NGC 6168 Galaxy in Hercules Constellation

Size: 1.4' x 18'' Magnitude: 14.2 Also known as CGCG 109-28, IRAS 16291+2017, MCG 3-42-16, PGC 58423, UGC 10434
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Galaxy NGC 6168 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

21.9
16h 31m 21s
20º 11' 05''
0.0084
Sd -
116 M light years
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