The globular cluster NGC 6293

Image of NGC 6293
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Fairfield , NGC 6293 is visible between 00:41 and 01:34. It will become accessible around 00:41, when it rises to an altitude of 21° above your southern horizon. It will reach its highest point in the sky at 01:08, 22° above your southern horizon. It will become inaccessible around 01:34 when it sinks below 22° above your southern horizon.

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Name NGC 6293
Object Type Globular Cluster
Other Names
Mel 164
Magnitude:8.30 (V) [3]
9.96 (B) [2]
B-V Color (mag):0.94
Right ascension:17h10m [2]
Declination:-26°34' [2]
Distance:8.8 kpc
28.7 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-6.42




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