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Nov 20
Ashburn
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
08:39 18:46

Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 6970 Galaxy in Indus Constellation

Size: 1' x 36'' Magnitude: 12.6 Also known as ESO 235-8, AM 2048-485, IRAS 20486-4857, PGC 65608
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Data Sheet

20.7
20h 52m 09s
-48º 46' 41''
0.0175
SBa - Barred Spiral
241 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 6970

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