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NGC 6120 Facts

NGC 6120 Facts Galaxy in Corona Borealis

NGC 6120 is a galaxy object of interest in space. in the constellation of Corona Borealis.

It is also referred to as NGC(6120) in the New General Catalogue. This is a list of deep space objects that was compiled by John Louis Emil Dreyer in 1888 in an update to John Herschel earlier catalogue. NGC 6120 was discovered in 1787 by William Herschel.

The Galaxy's location is 16:19:48.1164627156 (R.A.) and +37:46:27.683323532 (Dec.). Its Visual (Apparent) Brightness is 13.90 Magnitude . The object can not be seen by the naked eye, you need a telescope to see it.

Fact File


NameNGC 6120
TypeGalaxy
NGC Id6120
ConstellationCorona Borealis
Right Ascension16:19:48.1164627156
Declination+37:46:27.683323532
Visual / Apparent Magnitude13.90
Naked Eye VisibleRequires a 8 - 10 Inch Telescope - Magnitudes
Year of Discovery1787
DiscovererWilliam Herschel
Radial Velocity9049
Sourcehttp://simbad.u-strasbg.fr/simbad/sim-id?Ident=Ngc%206120


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