The open cluster NGC 6604

Image of NGC 6604
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , NGC 6604 is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible around 21:48 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 32° above your south-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 23:33, 38° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 02:49, when it sinks below 21° above your south-western horizon.

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Name NGC 6604
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
Cr 373
Constellation:Serpens Cauda
Magnitude:6.50 (V)[2]
7.06 (B)[1]
B-V Color (mag):0.56
Right Ascension:18h18m [1]
Declination:-12°14' [1]
Distance:1.7 kpc
5.5 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-4.65




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