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Jan 20
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
09:31 20:49

Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 6887 Galaxy in Telescopium Constellation

Size: 3.2' x 1.3' Magnitude: 12.1 Also known as ESO 186-27, AM 2013-525, IRAS 20135-5257, PGC 64427
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 6887 as seen from Ashburn
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Data Sheet

20h 17m 16s
-52º 47' 49''
Sbc - Barred Spiral
124 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 6887

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