The globular cluster C 86

Image of C 86
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 15 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , C 86 is not observable because it lies so far south that it never rises above the horizon.

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Name C 86
Object Type Globular Cluster
Other Names
NGC 6397
Mel 176
Position
Constellation:Ara
Magnitude:5.60 (V)[2]
9.41 (B)[1]
B-V Color (mag):0.91
Right Ascension:17h40m [1]
Declination:-53°40' [1]
Distance:2.3 kpc
7.5 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-6.21

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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