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Observatory Parameters
Apr 21
Leesburg
Clouds: Seeing:
First Quarter
11:05 01:00

Galaxy NGC 6824 Galaxy in Cygnus Constellation

Size: 1.9' x 1.4' Magnitude: 12.2 Also known as CGCG 281-8, IRAS 19426+5559, MCG 9-32-12, PGC 63575, UGC 11470
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Data Sheet

21.9
19h 43m 40s
56º 06' 32''
0.0113
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156 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 6824

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