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Weather for Jul 26 Night
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Waxing Crescent
09:39 22:44

Galaxy NGC 6487 Galaxy in Hercules Constellation

Size: 1.8' x 1.8' Magnitude: 11.9 Also known as CGCG 171-14, MCG 5-42-8, PGC 61039, UGC 11022
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Hourly Elevation Jul 26

Maximum elevation of Galaxy NGC 6487 occurs at 22:42 hours

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Data Sheet

21.8
17h 52m 41s
29º 50' 19''
0.0255
E0 - Elliptical
351 M light years
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