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 Cambridge , NGC 6229 is visible all night. It will become visible at around 21:52 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 69° above your north-eastern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight at around 03:39, 49° above your north-western horizon.

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

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42.38°N
71.11°W
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