The globular cluster NGC 2298

Image of NGC 2298
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , NGC 2298 is not readily observable since it lies so far south that it will never rise more than 14° above the horizon.

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Name NGC 2298
Object Type Globular Cluster
Other Names
Mel 53
Position
Constellation:Puppis
Magnitude:9.30 (V)[2]
10.77 (B)[1]
B-V Color (mag):1.88
Right Ascension:06h48m [1]
Declination:-36°00' [1]
Distance:10.7 kpc
34.9 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-5.85

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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