The open cluster NGC 6481

Image of NGC 6481
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Fairfield , NGC 6481 is visible in the morning sky, becoming accessible around 21:53, when it rises to an altitude of 21° above your eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 02:14, 53° above your southern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight around 04:02, 46° above your south-western horizon.

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Name NGC 6481
Object Type Open Cluster
Position
Constellation:Ophiuchus
Right ascension:17h52m [2]
Declination:+04°10' [2]
Distance:1.2 kpc
3.8 klyr [1]

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41.14°N
73.26°W
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