The globular cluster NGC 6717

Image of NGC 6717
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , NGC 6717 is visible between 00:10 and 04:14. It will become accessible at around 00:10, when it rises 21° above your south-eastern horizon, and then reach its highest point in the sky at 02:12, 28° above your southern horizon. It will become inaccessible at around 04:14 when it sinks to 22° above your south-western horizon.

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Name NGC 6717
Object Type Globular Cluster
Other Names
Cr 395
Magnitude:8.40 (V)[2]
11.29 (B)[1]
B-V Color (mag):0.94
Right Ascension:18h55m [1]
Declination:-22°42' [1]
Distance:7.1 kpc
23.1 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-5.86




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