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Observatory Parameters
Nov 21
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
09:31 19:32

Galaxy NGC 6271 Galaxy in Hercules Constellation

Size: 48'' x 36'' Magnitude: 14.1 Also known as CGCG 169-21, MCG 5-40-16, PGC 59365
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Galaxy NGC 6271 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

21.9
16h 58m 50s
27º 57' 52''
0.0352
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484 M light years
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