The globular cluster NGC 6229

Image of NGC 6229
R/B-band color composite 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 around 21:53 (EDT), 69° above your north-eastern horizon, as dusk fades to darkness. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 23:42, 84° above your northern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight around 03:37, 49° above your north-western horizon.

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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
Visibility from Cambridge

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42.38°N
71.11°W
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