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Observatory Parameters
Nov 24
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
11:43 22:09

Galaxy NGC 6197 Galaxy in Hercules Constellation

Size: 1.3' x 30'' Magnitude: 14.6 Also known as IC 4616, CGCG 196-89, MCG 6-36-59, PGC 58655
Credit: NGC/IC Project
Uploaded by Bert Scheuneman
Size: 2,978 × 1,929 px
Visual Field: 1.5º

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Galaxy NGC 6197 as seen from Ashburn
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Data Sheet

16h 37m 59s
35º 59' 45''
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454 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 6197

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