Astronomy:NGC 6328

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Short description: Intermediate spiral galaxy in the constellation Ara
NGC 6328
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NGC 6328 as seen through the Hubble Space Telescope
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Right ascension 17h 23m 41.0s[1]
Declination−65° 00′ 37″[1]
Helio radial velocity4325±7 km/s[1]
Galactocentric velocity4209±8 km/s[1]
Distance (comoving)60.9 million parsecs
Distance198.6 million light years
Apparent magnitude (V)12.4[2]
Size139,000 light years
Apparent size (V)2.40′ × 1.4′[2]
Other designations
ESO 102-3, AM 1718-645 and PGC 60198
References: NASA/IPAC extragalactic datatbase,

NGC 6328 is an intermediate spiral galaxy located in the constellation Ara. It is classified as SAB(s)ab in the galaxy morphological classification scheme and was discovered by the British astronomer John Herschel on 2 May 1835.[3] NGC 6328 is located at about 199 million light years away from earth.[1]

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