The globular cluster NGC 6229

Image of NGC 6229
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , NGC 6229 will become visible around 20:12 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 64° above your north-western horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, setting at 04:18.

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Name NGC 6229
Object Type Globular Cluster
Position
Constellation:Hercules
Magnitude:9.86 (V) [2]
9.38 (B) [2]
7.98 (J) [2]
7.43 (H) [2]
7.33 (K) [2]
B-V Color (mag):-0.48
Right ascension:16h46m [2]
Declination:+47°31' [2]
Distance:30.4 kpc
99.1 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-7.55

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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