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Weather for Jul 27 Night
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Waxing Crescent
10:42 23:17

Globular Cluster NGC 6540 Globular Cluster in Sagittarius Constellation

Size: 1.5' Magnitude: 9.3 Also known as ESO 456-SC53, Djorgovsky 3, OCL 11
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Hourly Elevation Jul 27

Maximum elevation of Globular Cluster NGC 6540 occurs at 22:52 hours

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Mid August

Data Sheet

18.8
18h 06m 08s
-27º 45' 53''
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GCL
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