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Observatory Parameters
Jan 17
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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New Moon
07:43 17:57

Galaxy NGC 6438A Galaxy in Octans Constellation

Size: 2.7' x 1' Magnitude: 11.6 Also known as ESO 10-2, AM 1806-852, IRAS 18061-8525, PGC 61793
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Galaxy NGC 6438A as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

18h 22m 33s
-85º 24' 22''
Ring B -
115 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 6438A

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