The globular cluster M 107

Image of M 107
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Washington , M 107 is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible at around 22:13 (MDT) as the dusk sky fades, 35° above your south-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 23:46, 39° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 03:05, when it sinks to 22° above your south-western horizon.

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Name M 107
Object Type Globular Cluster
Other Names
NGC 6171
Mel 148
Magnitude:7.80 (V)[2]
9.96 (B)[1]
B-V Color (mag):1.11
Right Ascension:16h32m [1]
Declination:-13°03' [1]
Distance:6.4 kpc
20.9 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-6.23




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