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 00:06 and 03:27. It will become accessible around 00:06, when it rises to an altitude of 21° above your south-eastern horizon. It will reach its highest point in the sky at 01:46, 26° above your southern horizon. It will become inaccessible around 03:27 when it sinks below 21° above your south-western horizon.

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Name NGC 6284
Object Type Globular Cluster
Other Names
Mel 162
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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