The globular cluster NGC 6426

Image of NGC 6426
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , NGC 6426 is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 03:50 (EST) – 3 hours and 35 minutes before the Sun – and reach an altitude of 26° above the eastern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks at around 06:16.

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Name NGC 6426
Object Type Globular Cluster
Other Names
Cr 346
Position
Constellation:Ophiuchus
Magnitude:10.90 (V)[2]
Right Ascension:17h44m [1]
Declination:+03°10' [1]
Distance:20.7 kpc
67.5 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-5.68

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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