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 Washington , NGC 6638 is visible between 23:51 and 03:40. It will become accessible at around 23:51, when it rises 21° above your south-eastern horizon, and then reach its highest point in the sky at 01:48, 27° above your southern horizon. It will become inaccessible at around 03:40 when it sinks to 22° above your south-western horizon.

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

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37.13°N
113.51°W
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