The globular cluster NGC 6388

Image of NGC 6388
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , NGC 6388 is not readily observable since it lies so far south that it will never rise more than 6° above the horizon.

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Name NGC 6388
Object Type Globular Cluster
Other Names
Mel 174
Position
Constellation:Scorpius
Magnitude:6.80 (V) [3]
7.40 (B) [2]
4.57 (J) [2]
3.99 (H) [2]
3.63 (K) [2]
Right ascension:17h36m [2]
Declination:-44°44' [2]
Distance:10.0 kpc
32.6 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-8.20
Events
15 Jun 2020  –  NGC 6388 is well placed
15 Jun 2021  –  NGC 6388 is well placed
15 Jun 2022  –  NGC 6388 is well placed
16 Jun 2023  –  NGC 6388 is well placed
15 Jun 2024  –  NGC 6388 is well placed
15 Jun 2025  –  NGC 6388 is well placed
15 Jun 2026  –  NGC 6388 is well placed
16 Jun 2027  –  NGC 6388 is well placed

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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