The galaxy NGC 6166

Image of NGC 6166
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Fairfield , NGC 6166 will become visible around 19:58 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 60° above your western horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, setting at 02:34.

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Name NGC 6166
Object Type Galaxy
Position
Constellation:Hercules
Magnitude:11.78 (V) [2]
16.50 (B) [2]
12.47 (J) [2]
11.58 (H) [2]
11.46 (K) [2]
B-V Color (mag):1.00
Hubble type:E
Right ascension:16h28m [2]
Declination:+39°34' [2]
Distance:151.0 Mpc
492.3 Mlyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-24.11

Fairfield

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41.14°N
73.26°W
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