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NGC 6986 Facts

NGC 6986 is an elliptical galaxy object of interest in space. in the constellation of Capricornus.

It is also referred to as NGC(6986) 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.

The Elliptical Galaxy's location is 20:56:30.6 (R.A.) and -18:33:58 (Dec.). Its Visual (Apparent) Brightness is 14.00 Magnitude with an apparent dimension of 1x0.6 . The object can not be seen by the naked eye, you need a telescope to see it.

Fact File

NameNGC 6986
TypeElliptical Galaxy
NGC Id6986
Right Ascension20:56:30.6
Apparent Dimension1x0.6
Visual / Apparent Magnitude14.00
Naked Eye VisibleRequires a 8 - 10 Inch Telescope - Magnitudes

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