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Observatory Parameters
Nov 24
Ashburn
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
11:43 22:09

Elliptical Galaxy NGC 6456 Galaxy in Draco Constellation

Size: 48'' x 36'' Magnitude: 14.8 Also known as CGCG 321-34, CGCG 322-4, PGC 60729
Credit: NGC/IC Project
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Data Sheet

22.6
17h 42m 31s
67º 35' 32''
0.0412
E3 - Elliptical
568 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 6456

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