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Star Cluster

NGC 6401 :
globular star cluster

NGC 6401 is a globular star cluster located in the constellation Ophiuchus . NGC 6401 is magnitude 9.45*, and is 4.9' in size. For reference, the full moon is 30' (arc minutes) or 0.5° in size.

      1. Name:
      2. NGC 6401
      1. Type:
      2. globular cluster
      1. Magnitude (m):
      2. 9.45
      1. Size:
      2. 4.9'
      1. Right Ascension:
      2. 17h 38m 36.60s
      1. Declination:
      2. -23° 54' 34.2"

    * One can see up to magnitude 7-8 objects with perfect eyes under ideal dark sky conditions.



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