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Observatory Parameters
Nov 22
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
10:18 20:21

Galaxy NGC 6340 Galaxy in Draco Constellation

Size: 3' x 2.8' Magnitude: 11.0 Also known as CGCG 339-31, MCG 12-16-23, PGC 59742, UGC 10762
Credit: NGC/IC Project
Uploaded by tedelaney2009 TX, United States
Size: 3,358 × 2,536 px
Visual Field: 0.2º

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Galaxy NGC 6340 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

21.9
17h 10m 23s
72º 18' 17''
0.0040
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55 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 6340

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