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NGC-6240

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Alternate Names

IC 4625

Type

Supermassive

Location

in the constellation Ophiuchus

Distance

320 million light-years (98 megaparsecs)

Mass

870 million to 2 billion times the mass of the Sun

Size

Diameter roughly equal to the diameter of Uranus' or Neptune's orbit around the Sun

Discovery Methods

Image

NGC 6240

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This document was last modified: March 6, 2013.