The open cluster NGC 6633

Image of NGC 6633
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 12 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn (click to change), NGC 6633 is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible at around 21:12 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 55° above your south-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 21:59, 57° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 02:45, when it sinks to 19° above your western horizon.

Name NGC 6633
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
Cr 380
Mel 201
Position
Constellation:Ophiuchus
Magnitude:4.60 (V)[1]
5.01 (B)[1]
B-V Color (mag):0.41
Right Ascension:18h27m [1]
Declination:+06°30' [1]
Distance:376.0 parsec
1225.8 lightyears [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-3.28
Events
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
28 Jun 2023  –  NGC 6633 is well placed
28 Jun 2024  –  NGC 6633 is well placed
28 Jun 2025  –  NGC 6633 is well placed
28 Jun 2026  –  NGC 6633 is well placed

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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