The open cluster NGC 6540

Image of NGC 6540
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , NGC 6540 is not observable – it will reach its highest point in the sky during daytime and is no higher than 15° above the horizon at dawn.

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Name NGC 6540
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
Cr 364
Position
Constellation:Sagittarius
Magnitude:14.60 (V)[2]
Right Ascension:18h06m [1]
Declination:-27°45' [1]

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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