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Nov 20
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
08:39 18:46

Spiral Galaxy NGC 6314 Galaxy in Hercules Constellation

Size: 1.6' x 42'' Magnitude: 13.0 Also known as CGCG 139-44, IRAS 17105+2319, MCG 4-40-22, NPM1G +23.0443, PGC 59838, UGC 10752
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Spiral Galaxy NGC 6314 as seen from Ashburn
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Data Sheet

17h 12m 38s
23º 16' 13''
Sa - Spiral
305 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 6314

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