The globular cluster M 12

Image of M 12
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 14 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn (click to change), M 12 is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 00:51 (EST) – 6 hours and 0 minutes before the Sun – and reach an altitude of 46° above the south-eastern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks at around 05:46.

Name M 12
Object Type Globular Cluster
Other Names
NGC 6218
Mel 151
Position
Constellation:Ophiuchus
Brightness (V):Mag 6.6
Right Ascension:16h47m
Declination:-01°57'
Distance:4.9 kpc
16.0 klyr
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-6.85

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39.04°N
77.49°W
EST

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