The globular cluster C 81

Image of C 81
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , C 81 is not readily observable since it lies so far south that it will never rise more than 2° above the horizon.

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Name C 81
Object Type Globular Cluster
Other Names
NGC 6352
Cr 328
Mel 170
Position
Constellation:Ara
Magnitude:8.10 (V)[2]
9.95 (B)[1]
B-V Color (mag):1.08
Right Ascension:17h25m [1]
Declination:-48°25' [1]
Distance:5.7 kpc
18.6 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-5.68

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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