The globular cluster NGC 6342

Image of NGC 6342
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Cambridge , NGC 6342 is not observable – it will reach its highest point in the sky during daytime and is no higher than 16° above the horizon at dusk.

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Name NGC 6342
Object Type Globular Cluster
Position
Constellation:Ophiuchus
Magnitude:10.01 (V) [2]
11.25 (B) [2]
B-V Color (mag):1.24
Right ascension:17h21m [2]
Declination:-19°35' [2]
Distance:8.6 kpc
28.0 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-4.66

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42.38°N
71.11°W
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