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Observatory Parameters
Jan 21
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
10:02 21:49

Galaxy NGC 6409 Galaxy in Draco Constellation

Size: 48'' x 36'' Magnitude: 13.8 Also known as CGCG 253-20, PGC 60565
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Galaxy NGC 6409 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

21.6
17h 36m 35s
50º 45' 58''
0.0206
S -
283 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 6409

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