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Observatory Parameters
Jan 21
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
10:02 21:49

Spiral Galaxy NGC 6503 Galaxy in Draco Constellation

Size: 7' x 2.5' Magnitude: 10.2 Also known as CGCG 340-19, IRAS 17499+7009, KARA 837, MCG 12-17-9, PGC 60921, UGC 11012
Credit: NASA, ESA
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Visual Field: 0.3º
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Visual Field: 0.2º
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Data Sheet

17h 49m 27s
70º 08' 36''
Sc - Spiral
1.3 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 6503

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