The open cluster NGC 6404

Image of NGC 6404
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , NGC 6404 is not readily observable since it lies so far south that it will never rise more than 17° above the horizon.

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Name NGC 6404
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
Cr 340
Position
Constellation:Scorpius
Magnitude:10.60 (V) [3]
Right ascension:17h39m [2]
Declination:-33°14' [2]
Distance:2.4 kpc
7.8 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-1.30

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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