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Jan 16
Ashburn
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06:59 17:03
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Lenticular Galaxy NGC 6959 Galaxy in Aquarius Constellation

Size: 36'' x 18'' Magnitude: 13.7 Also known as CGCG 374-13, PGC 65369
Credit: NGC/IC Project
Uploaded by tedelaney2009 TX, United States
Size: 3,358 × 2,536 px
Visual Field: 0.2º

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Data Sheet

20.5
20h 47m 07s
0º 25' 49''
0.0123
S0 - Lenticular
169 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 6959

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