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Observatory Parameters
Nov 21
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
09:31 19:32

Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 6239 Galaxy in Hercules Constellation

Size: 2.4' x 1.1' Magnitude: 12.5 Also known as CGCG 224-105, CGCG 225-2, IRAS 16484+4249, MCG 7-35-1, PGC 59083, UGC 10577
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 6239 as seen from Ashburn
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Data Sheet

16h 50m 05s
42º 44' 23''
SBb - Barred Spiral
42 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 6239

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