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Observatory Parameters
Jan 21
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
10:02 21:49

Galaxy NGC 6899 Galaxy in Telescopium Constellation

Size: 1.7' x 1' Magnitude: 12.8 Also known as ESO 234-22, FAIR 896, IRAS 20207-5035, PGC 64630
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Galaxy NGC 6899 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

20h 24m 22s
-50º 26' 01''
SBbc -
263 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 6899

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