The globular cluster NGC 6539

Image of NGC 6539
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , NGC 6539 is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible around 21:45 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 39° above your south-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 23:08, 43° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 02:46, when it sinks below 22° above your south-western horizon.

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Name NGC 6539
Object Type Globular Cluster
Other Names
Mel 190
Constellation:Serpens Cauda
Magnitude:8.90 (V)[2]
Right Ascension:18h04m [1]
Declination:-07°35' [1]
Distance:8.4 kpc
27.4 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-5.72




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