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Observatory Parameters
Jan 23
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
11:04 23:52

Galaxy NGC 6420 Galaxy in Draco Constellation

Size: 36'' x 18'' Magnitude: 14.4 Also known as CGCG 321-25, MCG 11-21-13, PGC 60553
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Galaxy NGC 6420 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

21.2
17h 36m 16s
68º 03' 08''
0.0271
E-S0 -
374 M light years
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