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

Galaxy NGC 6598 Galaxy in Draco Constellation

Size: 1.5' x 1.1' Magnitude: 13.3 Also known as CGCG 340-37, KAZ 187, MCG 12-17-18, PGC 61462, UGC 11139
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Galaxy NGC 6598 as seen from Ashburn
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Data Sheet

18h 08m 55s
69º 04' 06''
S/P -
382 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 6598

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