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Observatory Parameters
Nov 23
Ashburn
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
11:02 21:14

Spiral Galaxy NGC 6301 Galaxy in Hercules Constellation

Size: 1.8' x 1.1' Magnitude: 13.4 Also known as IC 4643, CGCG 225-49, H IV 57, IRAS 17069+4224, MCG 7-35-34, PGC 59681, UGC 10723
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Data Sheet

22.8
17h 08m 32s
42º 20' 21''
0.0278
Sc - Spiral
384 M light years
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