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 Cambridge , NGC 6426 will become visible around 20:52 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 50° above your southern horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, setting 7 hours and 17 minutes after the Sun at 02:55.

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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

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42.38°N
71.11°W
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