The galaxy NGC 6550

Image of NGC 6550
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Cambridge , NGC 6550 is visible all night. It will become visible at around 21:52 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 43° above your eastern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight at around 03:39, 49° above your south-western horizon.

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Name NGC 6550
Object Type Galaxy
Position
Constellation:Hercules
Magnitude:13.10 (B)[1]
8.89 (H)[1]
8.59 (K)[1]
9.59 (J)[1]
Hubble type:S0
Right Ascension:18h05m [1]
Declination:+18°35' [1]
Distance:45.9 Mpc
149.6 Mlyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-20.21

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42.38°N
71.11°W
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