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Nov 21
Ashburn
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
09:31 19:32

Elliptical Galaxy NGC 6482 Galaxy in Hercules Constellation

Size: 2.1' x 1.8' Magnitude: 11.5 Also known as CGCG 141-17, MCG 4-42-8, PGC 61009, UGC 11009
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Data Sheet

21.6
17h 51m 48s
23º 04' 22''
0.0131
E1 - Elliptical
181 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 6482

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