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Observatory Parameters
Jan 23
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
11:04 23:52

Globular Cluster NGC 6553 Globular Cluster in Sagittarius Constellation

Size: 9.2' Magnitude: 8.3 Also known as ESO 521-SC36, GCL 88
Credit: NGC/IC Project
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Size: 3,952 × 2,632 px
Visual Field: 0.4º
Uploaded by SeG Astronomia Veneto, Italy
Size: 3,911 × 2,605 px
Visual Field: 1.4º

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18h 09m 15s
-25º 54' 26''
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