The globular cluster NGC 6440

Image of NGC 6440
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , NGC 6440 is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible around 21:45 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 28° above your southern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 22:52, 30° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 01:18, when it sinks below 22° above your south-western horizon.

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Name NGC 6440
Object Type Globular Cluster
Position
Constellation:Sagittarius
Magnitude:10.10 (V)[1]
12.01 (B)[1]
B-V Color (mag):1.91
Right Ascension:17h48m [1]
Declination:-20°21' [1]
Distance:8.4 kpc
27.4 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-4.52

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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