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Galaxy NGC 6255

Galaxy in Hercules constellation (The Son of Zeus). Also known as CGCG 197-18, IRAS 16530+3634, KARA 775, KUG 1653+365, MCG 6-37-14, PGC 59244, UGC 10606.
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3.6' x 1.5'
16h 54m 47s
36º 30' 06''
0.0031
12.80
14.50
SBc - Barred Spiral
42 M light years

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Maximum elevation at 11:51 hours

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Mid July

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