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Herschel 400 Catalog

NGC 6946 (Herschel 373) - Fireworks Galaxy

NGC 6946 (Herschel 373), also known as Fireworks Galaxy, is a galaxy located in the constellation Cepheus. NGC 6946 is best viewed during Fall, is magnitude 8.9, and can be viewed with binoculars.

NGC 6946 is also listed in the Caldwell Catalog as C12.

      1. Herschel #:
      2. 373
      1. NGC:
      2. 6946
      1. Name:
      2. Fireworks Galaxy
      1. Type:
      2. galaxy
      1. Caldwell reference:
      2. C12
      1. Magnitude:
      2. 8.9
      1. Season:
      2. Fall
      1. RA:
      2. 20h 34.0m
      1. Dec:
      2. +60° 9'

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