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NGC 6930

IC 1326

Proper NamesNone
Messier NumberNone
NGC/IC NumbersNGC 6930, IC 1326
ConstellationDelphinus
Right Ascension20h 32m 59s
Declination+9° 52' 27"
Distancec.201,600,000 light years
c.61,800,000 parsecs
MagnitudeApparent: +12.8
Absolute: -21.3
DiameterApparent: 1.4'
Actual: c.91,000 light years
Hubble TypeSBab Barred Spiral
Optimum VisibilityAugust

NGC 6930 lies within a field of faint and distant galaxies lying off the 'tail' of Delphinus the Dolphin. The northern edge of the galaxy partially obscures the more distant UGC 11590, another barred spiral about a third of the diameter of NGC 6930. Imagery provided by Aladin sky atlas

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