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Observatory Parameters
Dec 15
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waning Crescent
04:43 15:27

Lenticular Galaxy NGC 6861B Galaxy in Telescopium Constellation

Size: 1.2' x 18'' Magnitude: 14.1 Also known as ESO 233-26, PGC 64094
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Lenticular Galaxy NGC 6861B as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

21.6
20h 06m 05s
-48º 28' 28''
0.0099
S0 - Lenticular
136 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 6861B

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