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Herschel 400 Catalog

NGC 6401 (Herschel 331)

NGC 6401 (Herschel 331) is a globular cluster located in the constellation Ophiuchus. NGC 6401 is best viewed during Summer, is magnitude 9.5, and can be viewed with large binoculars.

      1. Herschel #:
      2. 331
      1. NGC:
      2. 6401
      1. Name:
      1. Type:
      2. globular cluster
      1. Magnitude:
      2. 9.5
      1. Season:
      2. Summer
      1. RA:
      2. 17h 38.0m
      1. Dec:
      2. -23° 55'

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