The galaxy NGC 6509

Image of NGC 6509
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , NGC 6509 is visible in the morning sky, becoming accessible around 21:59, when it rises to an altitude of 21° above your eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 02:29, 57° above your southern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight around 04:28, 47° above your south-western horizon.

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Name NGC 6509
Object Type Galaxy
Position
Constellation:Ophiuchus
Magnitude:13.40 (B) [1]
10.46 (J) [1]
9.81 (H) [1]
9.73 (K) [1]
Hubble type:SABc
Right ascension:17h59m [1]
Declination:+06°17' [1]

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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