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NGC 6321

NGC 6321 (also UGC 10768, MCG +03-44-02, IRAS 17122 +2022 and PGC 59900) is a magnitude +13.6 face-on barred spiral galaxy located 286 million light-years away in the constellation Leo.

The galaxy was discovered by French astronomer Edouard Jean-Marie Stephan using a 80.01 cm (31.5 inch) reflector at the Marseille Observatory, on the 14th July 1871.

The galaxy hosted Supernova 2017cal

Right Ascension 17h 14m 24.2s, Declination +20 18' 49"

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