Galaxy NGC 6261 Galaxy in Hercules Constellation
Size: 1.2' x 30''
Also known as CGCG 169-13, MCG 5-40-6, NPM1G +28.0390, PGC 59286, UGC 10617
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Astronomy Quote of the Day
“The history of astronomy is a history of receding horizons.”
Edwin Hubble, 1936