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 Ashburn , NGC 6517 is visible all night. It will become visible at around 21:59 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 26° above your south-eastern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight at around 04:25, 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)[1]
6.21 (H)[1]
6.00 (K)[1]
7.02 (J)[1]
Right Ascension:18h01m [1]
Declination:-08°57' [1]
Distance:10.8 kpc
35.2 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-4.87

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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