100% mobile compatible
Observatory Parameters
Jan 20
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
09:31 20:49

Galaxy NGC 6238 Galaxy in Draco Constellation

Size: 36'' x 24'' Magnitude: 13.7 Also known as CGCG 299-31, IRAS 16467+6213, KAZ 92, MCG 10-24-57, PGC 58980, UGC 10563
Credit: NGC/IC Project

Build and share your astrophotographer profile for free!

Be the first to share your astrophotograph for NGC 6238!

Upload Your Astrophotography

Telescope Simulator

Check how Galaxy NGC 6238 would look like through your camera, eyepiece or binoculars.

This tool was designed to check framing, not visual magnitude. Objects will look dimmer on your eyepiece and binoculars.

Camera Eyepiece Binoculars Off
Re-center

Hourly Elevation Jan 20

Galaxy NGC 6238 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Maximum Elevation º at hrs.
Rise: hrs.   Set: hrs.

Monthly Elevation

Best period for observing Galaxy NGC 6238 at hours

Data Sheet

20.8
16h 47m 15s
62º 08' 50''
0.0197
Sc/P -
272 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 6238

Astronomy Quote of the Day

“If somebody had said before the flight, "Are you going to get carried away looking at the Earth from the moon?" I would have say, "No, no way." But yet when I first looked back at the Earth, standing on the moon, I cried.” Alan Shepard, Astronaut
Astronomy Planning Made Easy. Learn more.