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Credit: NASA, ESA, the Hubble Heritage (STScI/AURA)-ESA/Hubble Collaboration, and A. Evans (University of Virginia, Charlottesville/NRAO/Stony Brook University)
Credit: NASA, ESA, the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)-ESA/Hubble Collaboration and A. Evans (University of Virginia, Charlottesville/NRAO/Stony Brook University)
Credit: ESO

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Galaxy NGC 6240

Galaxy in Ophiuchus constellation (The Serpent-Bearer). Also known as IC 4625, CGCG 25-11, IRAS 16504+0228, MCG 0-43-4, PGC 59186, PRC D-28, UGC 10592, V V 617.
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2.1' x 1'
16h 52m 58s
2º 24' 11''
0.0245
12.90
13.80
E?
337 M light years

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