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 Cambridge , NGC 6509 is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible around 20:52 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 53° above your southern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 20:51, 53° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 01:18, when it sinks below 22° above your 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]

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42.38°N
71.11°W
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