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Observatory Parameters
Jan 22
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
10:32 22:49

Galaxy NGC 6861 Galaxy in Telescopium Constellation

Size: 3' x 2' Magnitude: 11.1 Also known as IC 4949, ESO 233-32, AM 2006-483, IRAS 20037-4830, PGC 64136
Credit: ESA/Hubble & NASA Acknowledgement: J. Barrington
Uploaded by Astronomer598 La Pampa, Argentina
Size: 567 × 567 px

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Data Sheet

20h 07m 19s
-48º 22' 10''
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130 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 6861

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