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Observatory Parameters
Nov 21
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
09:31 19:32

Galaxy NGC 6862 Galaxy in Telescopium Constellation

Size: 1.6' x 1.3' Magnitude: 12.7 Also known as ESO 186-2, IRAS 20049-5632, PGC 64168
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Galaxy NGC 6862 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

22.1
20h 08m 54s
-56º 23' 29''
0.0140
SBbc -
193 M light years
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