The Sagittarius Star Cloud (Open Cluster)

Image of Sagittarius Star Cloud
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 in the dawn sky, rising at 00:15 (EDT) – 6 hours and 5 minutes before the Sun – and reaching an altitude of 32° above the southern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks at around 05:10.

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Name Sagittarius Star Cloud
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
Delle Caustiche
NGC 6603
Cr 374
Mel 197
Position
Constellation:Sagittarius
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

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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