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 Fairfield , NGC 6342 is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible around 21:54 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 25° above your south-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 23:28, 29° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 01:44, when it sinks below 22° above your south-western horizon.

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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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41.14°N
73.26°W
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