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 will become visible around 19:01 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 30° above your south-western horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, setting at 22:20.

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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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