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 Cambridge , NGC 6404 is not readily observable since it lies so far south that it will never rise more than 14° 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)[2]
Right Ascension:17h39m [1]
Declination:-33°14' [1]
Distance:2.4 kpc
7.8 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-1.30

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42.38°N
71.11°W
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