The globular cluster NGC 6401

Image of NGC 6401
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Cambridge , NGC 6401 will become visible around 20:41 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 23° above your southern horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, setting at 00:39.

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Name NGC 6401
Object Type Globular Cluster
Position
Constellation:Ophiuchus
Magnitude:10.71 (V) [2]
11.31 (B) [2]
B-V Color (mag):0.60
Right ascension:17h38m [2]
Declination:-23°54' [2]
Distance:10.5 kpc
34.2 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-4.40

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42.38°N
71.11°W
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