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Galaxy NGC 6221

Galaxy in Ara constellation (The Altar). Also known as AM 1648-590, ESO 138-3, IRAS 16484-5908, PGC 59175.
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Data Sheet

3.5' x 2.5'
16h 52m 46s
-59º 13' 06''
0.0050
9.90
12.10
SBc - Barred Spiral
69 M light years

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Maximum elevation at 11:37 hours

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Mid July

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