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 Ashburn , NGC 6342 is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible at around 21:59 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 22° above your south-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 00:19, 31° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 02:46, when it sinks to 22° above your south-western horizon.

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

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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