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Weather for Jul 28 Night
Clouds Seeing
Waxing Crescent
11:43 23:48

Galaxy NGC 6246 Galaxy in Draco Constellation

Size: 1.5' x 36'' Magnitude: 13.6 Also known as CGCG 276-48, CGCG 277-5, IRAS 16488+5537, MCG 9-27-98, PGC 59077, UGC 10580
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Hourly Elevation Jul 28

Maximum elevation of Galaxy NGC 6246 occurs at 21:32 hours

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Mid July

Data Sheet

16h 49m 52s
55º 32' 34''
SBb - Barred Spiral
245 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 6246