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 01:23 (EST) and reaching an altitude of 46° above the south-eastern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks around 05:46.

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Name NGC 6426
Object Type Globular Cluster
Other Names
Cr 346
Position
Constellation:Ophiuchus
Magnitude:10.90 (V) [3]
Right ascension:17h44m [2]
Declination:+03°10' [2]
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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