The globular cluster NGC 6287

Image of NGC 6287
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Cambridge , NGC 6287 is visible between 22:35 and 01:30. It will become accessible at around 22:35, when it rises 21° above your southern horizon, and then reach its highest point in the sky at 00:05, 24° above your southern horizon. It will become inaccessible at around 01:30 when it sinks to 22° above your southern horizon.

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Name NGC 6287
Object Type Globular Cluster
Other Names
Mel 163
Magnitude:9.30 (V)[2]
11.49 (B)[1]
7.15 (H)[1]
6.73 (K)[1]
7.60 (J)[1]
B-V Color (mag):1.19
Right Ascension:17h05m [1]
Declination:-22°42' [1]
Distance:9.3 kpc
30.3 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-5.54




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