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 Fairfield , M 12 is visible in the morning sky, becoming accessible around 00:19, when it reaches an altitude of 22° above your south-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 04:12, 46° above your southern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight around 05:04, 45° above your southern horizon.

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Name M 12
Object Type Globular Cluster
Other Names
NGC 6218[3]
Mel 151[4]
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 Fairfield

All times shown in Fairfield local time.

03 Jun 2021  –  M12 is well placed
03 Jun 2022  –  M12 is well placed
03 Jun 2023  –  M12 is well placed
03 Jun 2024  –  M12 is well placed
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