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 Cambridge , NGC 6440 is visible in the morning sky, becoming accessible at around 02:35, when it rises 21° above your south-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 04:28, 27° above your southern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight at around 04:38, 27° above your southern horizon.

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

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42.38°N
71.11°W
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