The galaxy NGC 6239

Image of NGC 6239
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , NGC 6239 is visible all night. It will become visible at around 21:59 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 68° above your eastern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight at around 04:25, 39° above your north-western horizon.

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Name NGC 6239
Object Type Galaxy
Position
Constellation:Hercules
Magnitude:12.45 (V)[1]
12.94 (B)[1]
10.35 (H)[1]
10.05 (K)[1]
10.94 (J)[1]
B-V Color (mag):0.49
Hubble type:SBb
Right Ascension:16h50m [1]
Declination:+42°44' [1]
Distance:22.3 Mpc
72.7 Mlyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-19.29

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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