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Observatory Parameters
Jan 23
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
First Quarter
11:04 23:52

Galaxy NGC 6821 Galaxy in Aquila Constellation

Size: 1.3' x 1.1' Magnitude: 13.1 Also known as IRAS 19417-0657, MCG -1-50-2, PGC 63594
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Galaxy NGC 6821 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

19h 44m 24s
-6º 50' 04''
SBcd -
70 M light years
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