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 Fairfield , NGC 6509 will become visible around 17:37 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 22° above your western horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, setting 3 hours and 17 minutes after the Sun at 19:42.

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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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41.14°N
73.26°W
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