The globular cluster NGC 6517

Image of NGC 6517
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Cambridge , NGC 6517 is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible around 20:52 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 38° above your southern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 20:53, 38° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 00:13, when it sinks below 22° above your south-western horizon.

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Name NGC 6517
Object Type Globular Cluster
Position
Constellation:Ophiuchus
Magnitude:10.30 (V)[2]
11.08 (B)[3]
7.02 (J)[3]
6.21 (H)[3]
6.00 (K)[3]
Right ascension:18h01m [3]
Declination:-08°57' [3]
Distance:10.8 kpc
35.2 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-4.87

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42.38°N
71.11°W
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