The globular cluster NGC 6440

Image of NGC 6440
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , NGC 6440 will become visible around 21:05 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 30° above your southern horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, setting at 01:55.

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Name NGC 6440
Object Type Globular Cluster
Position
Constellation:Sagittarius
Magnitude:10.10 (V) [2]
12.01 (B) [2]
B-V Color (mag):1.91
Right ascension:17h48m [2]
Declination:-20°21' [2]
Distance:8.4 kpc
27.4 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-4.52

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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