The Great Globular Cluster in Hercules (Globular Cluster)

Image of Great Globular Cluster in Hercules
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 16 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn (click to change), Great Globular Cluster in Hercules is visible all night. It will become visible at around 21:39 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 44° above your eastern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight at around 04:29, 55° above your western horizon.

Name Great Globular Cluster in Hercules
Object Type Globular Cluster
Other Names
M 13
NGC 6205
Mel 150
Position
Constellation:Hercules
Magnitude:5.80 (V)[1]
3.94 (H)[1]
3.85 (K)[1]
4.45 (J)[1]
Right Ascension:16h41m [1]
Declination:+36°27' [1]
Distance:7.7 kpc
25.1 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-8.63
Events
02 Jun 2018  –  M13 is well placed
02 Jun 2019  –  M13 is well placed
01 Jun 2020  –  M13 is well placed
01 Jun 2021  –  M13 is well placed
01 Jun 2022  –  M13 is well placed
02 Jun 2023  –  M13 is well placed
01 Jun 2024  –  M13 is well placed
01 Jun 2025  –  M13 is well placed

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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