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

Galaxy NGC 6261 Galaxy in Hercules Constellation

Size: 1.2' x 30'' Magnitude: 14.0 Also known as CGCG 169-13, MCG 5-40-6, NPM1G +28.0390, PGC 59286, UGC 10617
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Hourly Elevation Jul 28

Maximum elevation of Galaxy NGC 6261 occurs at 21:38 hours

Monthly Elevation

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Mid July

Data Sheet

16h 56m 30s
27º 58' 41''
488 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 6261