The galaxy NGC 6503

Image of NGC 6503
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Fairfield , NGC 6503 is visible all night because it is circumpolar. It will be highest in the sky at dusk, becoming accessible around 17:40 (EST), 48° above your north-western horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight around 05:39, 28° above your northern horizon.

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Name NGC 6503
Object Type Galaxy
Position
Constellation:Draco
Magnitude:10.28 (V) [1]
10.95 (B) [1]
8.20 (J) [1]
7.52 (H) [1]
7.30 (K) [1]
B-V Color (mag):0.67
Hubble type:Sc
Right ascension:17h49m [1]
Declination:+70°08' [1]

Fairfield

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41.14°N
73.26°W
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