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Observatory Parameters
Jan 21
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
10:02 21:49

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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Galaxy NGC 6261 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

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

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