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

Elliptical Galaxy NGC 6730 Galaxy in Pavo Constellation

Size: 1.8' x 1.5' Magnitude: 11.2 Also known as ESO 72-9, PGC 62796
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Data Sheet

20.9
19h 07m 33s
-68º 54' 44''
0.0143
E1 - Elliptical
197 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 6730

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