The globular cluster M 68

Image of M 68
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , M 68 is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible at around 21:35 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 24° above your southern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 21:55, 24° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 23:09, when it sinks to 22° above your southern horizon.

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Name M 68
Object Type Globular Cluster
Other Names
NGC 4590
Mel 113
Magnitude:7.30 (V)[2]
10.26 (B)[1]
B-V Color (mag):2.30
Right Ascension:12h39m [1]
Declination:-26°44' [1]
Distance:10.2 kpc
33.3 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-7.74




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