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Galaxy NGC 6209

Galaxy in Apus constellation (Bird of Paradise). Also known as AM 1649-723, ESO 43-8, IRAS 16489-7230, PGC 59252.
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Data Sheet

2' x 1.6'
16h 54m 57s
-72º 35' 12''
0.0196
11.80
12.90
Sbc - Barred Spiral
269 M light years

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Maximum elevation at 12:07 hours

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Best period for observing at
Mid July

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