The galaxy NGC 6240

Image of NGC 6240
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , NGC 6240 is visible all night. It will become visible around 21:49 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 29° above your south-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 01:23, 53° above your southern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight around 04:28, 34° above your south-western horizon.

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Name NGC 6240
Object Type Galaxy
Position
Constellation:Ophiuchus
Magnitude:13.37 (V) [1]
14.31 (B) [1]
10.30 (J) [1]
9.46 (H) [1]
9.11 (K) [1]
B-V Color (mag):0.94
Hubble type:S0-a
Right ascension:16h52m [1]
Declination:+02°24' [1]

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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