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 Ashburn , NGC 6596 is visible in the morning sky, becoming accessible at around 22:55, when it rises 21° above your south-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 01:46, 34° above your southern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight at around 04:23, 23° above your south-western horizon.

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

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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