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

Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 6290 Galaxy in Draco Constellation

Size: 1.1' x 1' Magnitude: 13.5 Also known as ARAK 513, CGCG 299-43, MCG 10-24-88, PGC 59428, UGC 10665
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 6290 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

22.2
17h 00m 56s
58º 58' 14''
0.0173
SBa - Barred Spiral
238 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 6290

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