The globular cluster NGC 6366

Image of NGC 6366
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 13 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , NGC 6366 is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible at around 21:59 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 34° above your south-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 00:25, 45° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 04:10, when it sinks to 22° above your south-western horizon.

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Name NGC 6366
Object Type Globular Cluster
Other Names
Mel 173
Magnitude:9.50 (V)[2]
Right Ascension:17h27m [1]
Declination:-05°04' [1]
Distance:3.6 kpc
11.7 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-3.28




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