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

Galaxy NGC 6660 Galaxy in Hercules Constellation

Size: 1.8' x 1.1' Magnitude: 12.1 Also known as NGC 6661, CGCG 143-3, IRAS 18324+2252, MCG 4-44-3, PGC 62072, UGC 11282
Credit: NGC/IC Project
Uploaded by Sergi Nos
Size: 763 × 507 px
ISO: 400
Uploaded by Sergi Nos Catalonia, Spain
Size: 527 × 350 px
Visual Field: 0.5º
ISO: 400
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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21.5
18h 34m 36s
22º 54' 32''
0.0141
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195 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 6660

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