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 will become visible at around 17:56 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 24° above your western horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, setting 3 hours and 17 minutes after the Sun at 20:05.

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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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