The emission NGC 6559

Image of NGC 6559
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 15 arcminutes across.
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From Cambridge , NGC 6559 is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 00:34 (EDT) – 5 hours and 23 minutes before the Sun – and reaching an altitude of 23° above the southern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks at around 04:44.

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Name NGC 6559
Object Type Emission
Position
Constellation:Sagittarius
Right Ascension:18h09m [1]
Declination:-24°06' [1]

Cambridge

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42.38°N
71.11°W
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