The Sagittarius Star Cloud (Open Cluster)

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Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , Sagittarius Star Cloud is visible between 22:56 and 04:11. It will become accessible at around 22:56, when it rises 21° above your south-eastern horizon, and then reach its highest point in the sky at 01:35, 32° above your southern horizon. It will become inaccessible at around 04:11 when it sinks to 22° above your south-western horizon.

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Name Sagittarius Star Cloud
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
Delle Caustiche
NGC 6603
Cr 374
Mel 197
Magnitude:11.10 (V)[2]
Right Ascension:18h18m [1]
Declination:-18°24' [1]
Distance:3.6 kpc
11.7 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-1.68




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