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 Ashburn , NGC 6284 is visible between 22:17 and 01:42. It will become accessible at around 22:17, when it rises 21° above your south-eastern horizon, and then reach its highest point in the sky at 23:58, 26° above your southern horizon. It will become inaccessible at around 01:42 when it sinks to 22° above your south-western horizon.

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




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