NGC 6401

Alt. Designations: NGC 6401
Object Type: globular cluster
Constellation: Ophiuchus
Distance: 34.6 kly
Right Ascension: 17h 38m 36.9s
Declination: -23° 54´ 30"
Visual Magnitude: 7.4
Apparent Dimension: 4.8´ Dia.
Best Month To View: Jun

NGC 6401 is a globular cluster in the constellation Ophiuchus. Located approximately 34,600 light-years from Earth.