The globular cluster NGC 6284

Image of NGC 6284
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Cambridge , NGC 6284 is not observable – it will reach its highest point in the sky during daytime and is no higher than 21° above the horizon at dusk.

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Name NGC 6284
Object Type Globular Cluster
Other Names
Mel 162
Position
Constellation:Ophiuchus
Magnitude:8.90 (V)[3]
10.72 (B)[2]
7.52 (J)[2]
6.97 (H)[2]
6.82 (K)[2]
B-V Color (mag):3.29
Right ascension:17h04m [2]
Declination:-24°45' [2]
Distance:15.3 kpc
49.9 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-7.02

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42.38°N
71.11°W
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