NGC 6517

Alt. Designations: NGC 6517
Object Type: globular cluster
Constellation: Ophiuchus
Distance: 34.6 kly
Right Ascension: 18h 01m 50.6s
Declination: -08° 57´ 30"
Visual Magnitude: 10.1
Apparent Dimension: 4.0´ Dia.
Best Month To View: Jun

NGC 6517 is a globular cluster located an estimated 34,600 light-years away in the constellation of Ophiucus. It has an angular dia. of 4' with an apparent magnitude of 10.1.