The galaxy NGC 6296

Image of NGC 6296
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Fairfield , NGC 6296 is not observable – it will reach its highest point in the sky during daytime and is no higher than 12° above the horizon at dusk.

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Name NGC 6296
Object Type Galaxy
Position
Constellation:Ophiuchus
Magnitude:14.20 (B) [2]
11.37 (J) [2]
10.58 (H) [2]
10.27 (K) [2]
Hubble type:SABb
Right ascension:17h08m [2]
Declination:+03°53' [2]
Distance:109.0 Mpc
355.3 Mlyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-20.99
Visibility from Fairfield

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41.14°N
73.26°W
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