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 Ashburn , NGC 6553 is visible between 23:40 and 02:37. It will become accessible at around 23:40, when it rises 21° above your southern horizon, and then reach its highest point in the sky at 01:10, 25° above your southern horizon. It will become inaccessible at around 02:37 when it sinks to 22° above your southern 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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39.04°N
77.49°W
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