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Observatory Parameters
Jan 21
Ashburn
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
10:02 21:49

Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 6947 Galaxy in Microscopium Constellation

Size: 1.6' x 1' Magnitude: 13.5 Also known as ESO 401-3, AM 2038-323, MCG -5-48-28, PGC 65193
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Data Sheet

22.6
20h 41m 15s
-32º 29' 11''
0.0187
SBb - Barred Spiral
257 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 6947

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