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Weather for Jul 29 Night
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First Quarter
12:42 00:00

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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Hourly Elevation Jul 29

Maximum elevation of Galaxy NGC 6241 occurs at 21:28 hours

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Mid July

Data Sheet

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