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 Fairfield , M 68 is visible between 01:17 and 01:51. It will become accessible at around 01:17, when it rises 21° above your southern horizon, and then reach its highest point in the sky at 01:34, 22° above your southern horizon. It will become inaccessible at around 01:51 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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