NGC6397 (Globular cluster)

Image of NGC6397
R/B-band color composite image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 15 arcminutes across.
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From San Diego , NGC6397 is not readily observable since it lies so far south that it will never rise more than 3° above the horizon.

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Name NGC6397
Object type Globular cluster
Other names
C 86[4]
NGC 6397[2]
Mel 176[3]
Magnitude:5.60 (V) [4]
7.39 (B) [2]
3.29 (K) [2]
B-V Color (mag):2.22
Right ascension:17h40m [2]
Declination:-53°40' [2]
Distance:2.3 kpc
7.5 klyr [1]
Derived quantities
Absolute mag (V):-6.21
Visibility from San Diego

All times shown in San Diego local time.

17 Jun 2023  –  NGC 6397 is well placed
16 Jun 2024  –  NGC 6397 is well placed
16 Jun 2025  –  NGC 6397 is well placed
17 Jun 2026  –  NGC 6397 is well placed
17 Jun 2027  –  NGC 6397 is well placed
16 Jun 2028  –  NGC 6397 is well placed
16 Jun 2029  –  NGC 6397 is well placed
17 Jun 2030  –  NGC 6397 is well placed



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