The galaxy NGC 6315

Image of NGC 6315
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Seattle , NGC 6315 will become visible around 20:22 (PDT) as the dusk sky fades, 55° above your south-western horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, setting at 02:19.

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Name NGC 6315
Object Type Galaxy
Position
Constellation:Hercules
Magnitude:13.30 (V) [2]
15.40 (B) [3]
12.91 (J) [3]
12.29 (H) [3]
11.86 (K) [3]
Hubble type:Sc
Right ascension:17h12m [3]
Declination:+23°13' [3]
Distance:75.0 Mpc
244.7 Mlyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-21.08

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47.61°N
122.33°W
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