The galaxy NGC 6661

Image of NGC 6661
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , NGC 6661 is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 22:28 (EDT) – 8 hours and 0 minutes before the Sun – and reaching an altitude of 72° above the south-eastern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks at around 05:20.

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Name NGC 6661
Object Type Galaxy
Position
Constellation:Hercules
Magnitude:11.90 (V)[2]
Right Ascension:18h34m [1]
Declination:+22°54' [1]

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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