The globular cluster NGC 6256

Image of NGC 6256
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , NGC 6256 is not readily observable since it lies so far south that it will never rise more than 13° above the horizon.

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Name NGC 6256
Object Type Globular Cluster
Position
Constellation:Scorpius
Right Ascension:16h59m [1]
Declination:-37°07' [1]
Distance:8.4 kpc
27.4 klyr [1]

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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