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 23:01 (EDT) and reaching an altitude of 69° above the south-eastern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks around 05:35.

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Name NGC 6661
Object Type Galaxy
Position
Constellation:Hercules
Magnitude:11.90 (V) [2]
Right ascension:18h34m [3]
Declination:+22°54' [3]
Distance:42.1 Mpc
137.2 Mlyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-21.22

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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