The globular cluster NGC 6144

Image of NGC 6144
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Fairfield , NGC 6144 is not readily observable since it is very close to the Sun, at a separation of only 6° from it.

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Name NGC 6144
Object Type Globular Cluster
Other Names
Mel 147
Position
Constellation:Scorpius
Magnitude:9.00 (V) [3]
10.55 (B) [2]
B-V Color (mag):0.92
Right ascension:16h27m [2]
Declination:-26°01' [2]
Distance:8.5 kpc
27.7 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-5.65

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41.14°N
73.26°W
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