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name: ngc 6300
typ (catalog): seyfert galaxy (ngc)
coordinates: (J2000)
ra: 17 h 16 m 59.5 s dec: -62 ° 49 ' 40 "
coord. for easier usage:
ra: 17.28306 dec: -61.17222 usage is easier but not so exact
please remember:
some of the values can slighty differ by day and condition.
distance (approx.):
50.90 million lightyears convert this
brightness (visible):
8.78 mag
redshift:
z=0.004
constellation:
ara (ara) symbolism: the altar
proofpic: avaiable, please request if needed
different size: not added yet
additional Info: caltech, google, google images, simbad, wikipedia
image (max. 500kb): no image added yet
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processing: it's recommended to use: faint galaxy or comet
visible: not confirmed yet