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Observatory Parameters
Jan 19
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
08:58 19:51

Elliptical Galaxy NGC 6653 Galaxy in Pavo Constellation

Size: 1.7' x 1.5' Magnitude: 12.2 Also known as ESO 45-13, PGC 62342
Credit: NGC/IC Project
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Size: 1,000 × 666 px

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Data Sheet

18h 44m 38s
-73º 15' 46''
E1 - Elliptical
237 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 6653

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