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Observatory Parameters
Jan 19
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
08:58 19:51

Galaxy NGC 6872 Galaxy in Pavo Constellation

Size: 42'' x 12'' Magnitude: 13.9 Also known as IC 4970, ESO 73-32, ESO 73-33, AM 2011-705, IRAS 20115-7055, PGC 64413, PGC 64415, V V 297
Credit: ESO
Credit: Image credit: ESA/Hubble & NASA Acknowledgement: Judy Schmidt (geckzilla.com)

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Galaxy NGC 6872 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

20.4
20h 16m 57s
-70º 44' 57''
0.0157
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217 M light years
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