NGC 6496

Alt. Designations: NGC 6496
Object Type: globular cluster
Constellation: Scorpius
Distance: 36.8 kly
Right Ascension: 17h 59m 02.0s
Declination: -44° 15´ 52"
Visual Magnitude: 8.6
Apparent Dimension: 5.6´ Dia.
Best Month To View: May

NGC 6496 is a globular cluster located 36,800 light years away in the constellation of Scorpius.