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Weather for Jul 28 Night
Clouds Seeing
Waxing Crescent
11:43 23:48

Galaxy NGC 6948 Galaxy in Indus Constellation

Size: 2.2' x 1' Magnitude: 12.8 Also known as ESO 187-9, AM 2039-533, IRAS 20397-5332, PGC 65256
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Hourly Elevation Jul 28

Maximum elevation of Galaxy NGC 6948 occurs at 01:25 hours

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Mid September

Data Sheet

20h 43m 28s
-53º 21' 26''
Sa - Spiral
149 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 6948