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NGC 6549

Proper NameNone
Messier NumberNone
NGC/IC NumberNGC 6549
Right Ascension18h 5m 50s
Declination+18° 32' 17"
Distancec.210,600,000 light years
c.64,600,000 parsecs
MagnitudeApparent: +14.8
Absolute: -19.2
Mean DiameterApparent: 1.5'
Actual: c.95,000 light years
Hubble TypeS-type Spiral Galaxy
Optimum VisibilityJuly
NotesClosely associated with the nearby Barred Spiral NGC 6548

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