The open cluster NGC 6604

Image of NGC 6604
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Fairfield , NGC 6604 is visible in the morning sky, becoming accessible around 23:20, when it rises to an altitude of 21° above your south-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 02:27, 36° above your southern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight around 04:00, 32° above your south-western horizon.

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Name NGC 6604
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
Cr 373
Constellation:Serpens Cauda
Magnitude:6.50 (V) [3]
7.06 (B) [2]
B-V Color (mag):0.56
Right ascension:18h18m [2]
Declination:-12°14' [2]
Distance:1.7 kpc
5.5 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-4.65




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