The globular cluster NGC 6553

Image of NGC 6553
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Cambridge , NGC 6553 is not readily observable since it lies so far south that it will never rise more than 21° above the horizon.

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Name NGC 6553
Object Type Globular Cluster
Other Names
Mel 193
Position
Constellation:Sagittarius
Magnitude:8.30 (V)[2]
9.08 (B)[1]
Right Ascension:18h09m [1]
Declination:-25°54' [1]
Distance:6.0 kpc
19.6 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-5.59

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42.38°N
71.11°W
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