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 all night. It will become visible at around 21:59 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 38° above your south-eastern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight at around 04:25, 33° above your western horizon.

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Name NGC 6509
Object Type Galaxy
Position
Constellation:Ophiuchus
Magnitude:13.40 (B)[1]
9.81 (H)[1]
9.73 (K)[1]
10.46 (J)[1]
Hubble type:SABc
Right Ascension:17h59m [1]
Declination:+06°17' [1]
Distance:28.2 Mpc
91.9 Mlyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-18.85

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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