NGC 6340

NGC 6340

NGC 6340
NGC 6340 by HST. 1.56′ view
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Constellation Draco[1]
Right ascension 17h 10m 24.9s[2]
Declination +72° 18′ 16″[2]
Redshift 1198 ± 6 km/s[2]
Type SA(s)0/a[2]
Apparent dimensions (V) 3′.2 × 3′.0[2]
Apparent magnitude (V) 11.9[2]
Other designations
UGC 10762,[2] PGC 59742[2]
An ultraviolet image of NGC 6340 taken with GALEX

NGC 6340 is a spiral galaxy in the constellation Draco.


  1. ^ R. W. Sinnott, editor (1988). The Complete New General Catalogue and Index Catalogue of Nebulae and Star Clusters by J. L. E. Dreyer. Sky Publishing Corporation and Cambridge University Press.  
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 6340. Retrieved 2007-04-11. 

External links

  • NGC 6340 on WikiSky: DSS2, SDSS, GALEX, IRAS, Hydrogen α, X-Ray, Astrophoto, Sky Map, Articles and images