NGC 6161
DSS image of NGC 6161
Overlaid DSS image of NGC 6161, 30' x 30' with north at top and west to the right

Aladin viewer for the region around NGC 6161
GC 5818, MCG +06-36-046, IRAS 16264+3255, PGC 58235, HCG82C

Type  Galaxy
Magnitude  14.6
Size  0.9' x 0.3' @ 170°
Right Ascension  16h 28' 20.6"  (2000)
Declination  32° 48' 38" N
Constellation  Hercules
Description  vF, S, lbM
Classification  Sc
Observing Notes

Andrew Cooper
Aug 27, 2011    Hale Pohaku, HI (map)
46cm f/4.5 Newtonian, Deep Violet @ 175x
Seeing: 7 Transparency: 7 Moon: 0%

Small, faint! a 1'x0.5' oval with no other detail, difficult with direct vision, better with averted, the pair of NGC6162 and NGC6163 is 2' north, member of HCG82
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NGC 6161