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

Elliptical Galaxy NGC 6303 Galaxy in Draco Constellation

Size: 1.3' x 48'' Magnitude: 13.7 Also known as CGCG 321-13, MCG 12-16-17, PGC 59573, UGC 10711
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Elliptical Galaxy NGC 6303 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

22.4
17h 05m 02s
68º 49' 39''
0.0405
E4 - Elliptical
558 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 6303

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