The globular cluster NGC 6638

Image of NGC 6638
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Cambridge , NGC 6638 is visible between 02:05 and 02:42. It will become accessible around 02:05, when it rises to an altitude of 21° above your southern horizon. It will reach its highest point in the sky at 02:23, 22° above your southern horizon. It will become inaccessible around 02:42 when it sinks below 22° above your southern horizon.

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Name NGC 6638
Object Type Globular Cluster
Position
Constellation:Sagittarius
Magnitude:9.68 (V) [2]
10.81 (B) [2]
B-V Color (mag):1.13
Right ascension:18h30m [2]
Declination:-25°29' [2]
Distance:9.6 kpc
31.3 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-5.23

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42.38°N
71.11°W
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