The open cluster NGC 6633

Image of NGC 6633
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 27 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn (click to change), NGC 6633 is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 01:55 (EST) – 4 hours and 53 minutes before the Sun – and reach an altitude of 41° above the south-eastern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks at around 05:44.

Name NGC 6633
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
Cr 380
Mel 201
Position
Constellation:Ophiuchus
Brightness (V):Mag 4.6
Right Ascension:18h27m
Declination:+06°34'
Distance:376.0 parsec
1225.8 lightyears
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-3.28
Events
28 Jun 2018  –  NGC 6633 is well placed
29 Jun 2019  –  NGC 6633 is well placed
28 Jun 2020  –  NGC 6633 is well placed
28 Jun 2021  –  NGC 6633 is well placed
28 Jun 2022  –  NGC 6633 is well placed
29 Jun 2023  –  NGC 6633 is well placed
28 Jun 2024  –  NGC 6633 is well placed
28 Jun 2025  –  NGC 6633 is well placed

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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