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 Cambridge , NGC 6240 will become visible around 20:52 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 47° above your south-western horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, setting 6 hours and 23 minutes after the Sun at 02:01.

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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]

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42.38°N
71.11°W
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