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Observatory Parameters
Jan 17
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
New Moon
07:43 17:57

Galaxy NGC 6901 Galaxy in Aquila Constellation

Size: 1.4' x 30'' Magnitude: 13.7 Also known as IC 1316, IC 5000, CGCG 399-2, IRAS 20199+0616, MCG 1-52-2, PGC 64552, UGC 11542
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Galaxy NGC 6901 as seen from Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
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Data Sheet

21.9
20h 22m 21s
6º 25' 47''
0.0159
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219 M light years
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