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Nov 19
Ashburn
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
07:46 18:04

Elliptical Galaxy NGC 6998 Galaxy in Microscopium Constellation

Size: 36'' x 36'' Magnitude: 14.0 Also known as ESO 464-14, PGC 65925
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Data Sheet

21.5
21h 01m 37s
-28º 01' 53''
0.0397
E0 - Elliptical
546 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 6998

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