The globular cluster M 92

Image of M 92
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 14 arcminutes across.
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From Fairfield , M 92 is visible all night. It will become visible around 21:54 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 73° above your eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 23:24, 87° above your northern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight around 04:02, 40° above your north-western horizon.

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Name M 92
Object Type Globular Cluster
Other Names
NGC 6341
Mel 168
Magnitude:6.50 (V) [3]
Right ascension:17h17m [2]
Declination:+43°08' [2]
Distance:8.2 kpc
26.7 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-8.07
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