The open cluster NGC 6596

Image of NGC 6596
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Seattle , NGC 6596 will become visible around 21:25 (PDT) as the dusk sky fades, 25° above your southern horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, setting at 02:05.

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Name NGC 6596
Object Type Open Cluster
Position
Constellation:Sagittarius
Right ascension:18h17m [2]
Declination:-16°39' [2]
Distance:1.1 kpc
3.6 klyr [1]

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47.61°N
122.33°W
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