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Observatory Parameters
Jan 19
Ashburn
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
08:58 19:51

Galaxy NGC 6490 Galaxy in Hercules Constellation

Size: 1' x 48'' Magnitude: 13.5 Also known as CGCG 112-68, CGCG 113-2, MCG 3-45-38, NPM1G +18.0526, PGC 61079, UGC 11033
Credit: NGC/IC Project
Uploaded by Nuncius Australis RJ, Brazil
Size: 2,492 × 1,748 px
Visual Field: 0.4º

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Data Sheet

21.9
17h 54m 30s
18º 22' 34''
0.0108
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149 M light years
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