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Observatory Parameters
Nov 21
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
09:31 19:32

Galaxy NGC 6560 Galaxy in Hercules Constellation

Size: 1.2' x 48'' Magnitude: 13.6 Also known as CGCG 254-15, IRAS 18038+4652, MCG 8-33-19, PGC 61381, UGC 11117
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Galaxy NGC 6560 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

22.2
18h 05m 13s
46º 52' 54''
0.0235
SBbc -
324 M light years
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