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Observatory Parameters
Jan 19
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
08:58 19:51

Galaxy NGC 6688 Galaxy in Lyra Constellation

Size: 1.6' x 1.3' Magnitude: 12.6 Also known as CGCG 201-27, MCG 6-41-15, PGC 62242, UGC 11324
Credit: NGC/IC Project
Uploaded by astroeyes Weymouth, United Kingdom
Size: 1,361 × 1,013 px

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Galaxy NGC 6688 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

22.0
18h 40m 39s
36º 17' 21''
0.0182
S0-a -
251 M light years
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