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Observatory Parameters
Nov 21
Ashburn
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
09:31 19:32

Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 6264 Galaxy in Hercules Constellation

Size: 42'' x 24'' Magnitude: 14.5 Also known as CGCG 169-15, MCG 5-40-9, PGC 59306
Credit: NGC/IC Project
Uploaded by WJShaheen
Size: 2,670 × 1,418 px
Visual Field: 0.3º

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Data Sheet

21.7
16h 57m 16s
27º 50' 58''
0.0339
SBb - Barred Spiral
468 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 6264

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