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Observatory Parameters
Jan 19
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
08:58 19:51

Galaxy NGC 6285 Galaxy in Draco Constellation

Size: 1.2' x 42'' Magnitude: 13.5 Also known as Arp 293, CGCG 299-37, KAZ 111, MCG 10-24-81, PGC 59344
Credit: NGC/IC Project
Uploaded by astroeyes Weymouth, United Kingdom
Size: 1,369 × 1,012 px
Uploaded by astroeyes Weymouth, United Kingdom
Size: 1,369 × 1,012 px
Visual Field: 0.2º

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Galaxy NGC 6285 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

21.9
16h 58m 23s
58º 57' 21''
0.0190
S0-a -
262 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 6285

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