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Observatory Parameters
Jan 17
Ashburn
Clouds: Seeing:
New Moon
07:43 17:57

Spiral Galaxy NGC 6241 Galaxy in Hercules Constellation

Size: 1' x 48'' Magnitude: 14.2 Also known as CGCG 252-5, IRAS 16486+4530, MCG 8-31-7, PGC 59085
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Data Sheet

22.6
16h 50m 11s
45º 25' 16''
0.0301
Sc - Spiral
415 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 6241

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