The open cluster NGC 6546

Image of NGC 6546
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , NGC 6546 is visible in the morning sky, becoming accessible at around 03:08, when it rises 21° above your south-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 05:04, 27° above your southern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight at around 05:10, 27° above your southern horizon.

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Name NGC 6546
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
Cr 365
Position
Constellation:Sagittarius
Magnitude:8.00 (V)[2]
8.65 (B)[1]
B-V Color (mag):0.65
Right Ascension:18h07m [1]
Declination:-23°17' [1]
Distance:938.0 parsec
3057.9 lightyrs [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-1.86

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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