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Observatory Parameters
Jan 21
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
10:02 21:49

Galaxy NGC 6616 Galaxy in Hercules Constellation

Size: 1.4' x 36'' Magnitude: 13.8 Also known as CGCG 142-36, IRAS 18155+2213, MCG 4-43-22, PGC 61693, UGC 11192
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Galaxy NGC 6616 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

18h 17m 40s
22º 14' 15''
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255 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 6616

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