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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 6308 Galaxy in Hercules Constellation

Size: 1.1' x 1' Magnitude: 13.4 Also known as CGCG 139-43, IRAS 17099+2326, MCG 4-40-21, PGC 59807, UGC 10747
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 6308 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

22.1
17h 11m 59s
23º 22' 45''
0.0294
SBc - Barred Spiral
405 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 6308

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