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Observatory Parameters
Jan 21
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
10:02 21:49

Spiral Galaxy NGC 6215 Galaxy in Ara Constellation

Size: 2.2' x 2' Magnitude: 11.5 Also known as ESO 137-46, IRAS 16467-5854, PGC 59112
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Spiral Galaxy NGC 6215 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

21.7
16h 51m 06s
-58º 59' 35''
0.0052
Sc - Spiral
72 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 6215

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