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|Observation data (J2000 epoch)|
|Right ascension||16h 46m 22.3s|
|Declination||+70° 21′ 22″|
|Apparent magnitude (V)||13.1|
|Apparent size (V)||3,1′ × 1,2′|
|UGC 10564, MCG 12-16-9, ZWG 339.20, PGC 58946|
NGC 6248 is a barred spiral galaxy in the constellation Draco. It was discovered on August 11, 1885 by the American astronomer Lewis A. Swift. The galaxy is located approximately 52 million light years away from earth with an approximate diameter of 47,000 light-years.
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