The globular cluster M 12

Image of M 12
R/B-band color composite image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 11 arcminutes across.
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From Seattle , M 12 will become visible around 19:30 (PDT), 24° above your south-western horizon, as dusk fades to darkness. It will then sink towards the horizon, setting 3 hours and 49 minutes after the Sun at 22:07.

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Name M 12
Object Type Globular Cluster
Other Names
NGC 6218[3]
Mel 151[4]
Position
Constellation:Ophiuchus
Magnitude:6.10 (V) [4]
8.52 (B) [3]
B-V Color (mag):2.45
Right ascension:16h47m [3]
Declination:-01°56' [3]
Distance:4.9 kpc
16.0 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-7.35
Visibility from Seattle

All times shown in Seattle local time.

Events
03 Jun 2022  –  M12 is well placed
03 Jun 2023  –  M12 is well placed
03 Jun 2024  –  M12 is well placed
03 Jun 2025  –  M12 is well placed
03 Jun 2026  –  M12 is well placed
03 Jun 2027  –  M12 is well placed
03 Jun 2028  –  M12 is well placed
03 Jun 2029  –  M12 is well placed

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47.61°N
122.33°W
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