Omega Centauri (Globular Cluster)

Image of Omega Centauri
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 27 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , Omega Centauri is not readily observable since it lies so far south that it will never rise more than 3° above the horizon.

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Name Omega Centauri
Object Type Globular Cluster
Other Names
C 80
NGC 5139
Mel 118
Position
Constellation:Centaurus
Magnitude:3.60 (V)[2]
6.12 (B)[1]
B-V Color (mag):0.79
Right Ascension:13h26m [1]
Declination:-47°28' [1]
Distance:5.3 kpc
17.3 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-10.02

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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