The galaxy NGC 6836

Image of NGC 6836
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , NGC 6836 is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 23:07 (EDT) and reaching an altitude of 38° above the southern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks around 04:30.

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Name NGC 6836
Object Type Galaxy
Position
Constellation:Sagittarius
Magnitude:13.00 (B) [2]
Hubble type:SABm
Right ascension:19h54m [2]
Declination:-12°41' [2]
Distance:22.6 Mpc
73.5 Mlyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-18.77

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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