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 Ashburn (click to change), NGC 6166 will become visible at around 17:55 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 29° above your north-western horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, setting 4 hours and 34 minutes after the Sun at 21:20.

Name NGC 6166
Object Type Galaxy
Position
Constellation:Hercules
Brightness (V):Mag 12.0
Right Ascension:16h28m
Declination:+39°33'
Distance:134.2 Mpc
437.7 Mlyr
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-23.64

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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