The globular cluster NGC 6139

Image of NGC 6139
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , NGC 6139 is not readily observable since it lies so far south that it will never rise more than 12° above the horizon.

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Name NGC 6139
Object Type Globular Cluster
Position
Constellation:Scorpius
Magnitude:9.68 (V) [2]
11.03 (B) [2]
6.45 (J) [2]
5.75 (H) [2]
5.56 (K) [2]
B-V Color (mag):1.35
Right ascension:16h27m [2]
Declination:-38°50' [2]
Distance:10.1 kpc
32.9 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-5.34

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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