The galaxy NGC 6339

Image of NGC 6339
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn (click to change), NGC 6339 is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 00:31 (EST) – 6 hours and 54 minutes before the Sun – and reach an altitude of 51° above the eastern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks at around 06:16.

Name NGC 6339
Object Type Galaxy
Position
Constellation:Hercules
Brightness (V):Mag 13.0
Right Ascension:17h17m
Declination:+40°51'
Distance:30.5 Mpc
99.6 Mlyr
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-19.42

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
EST

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