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 in the dawn sky, rising at 22:06 (EST) – 8 hours and 45 minutes before the Sun – and reach an altitude of 77° above the eastern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks at around 05:46.

Name Great Globular Cluster in Hercules
Object Type Globular Cluster
Other Names
M 13
NGC 6205
Mel 150
Position
Constellation:Hercules
Brightness (V):Mag 5.9
Right Ascension:16h41m
Declination:+36°28'
Distance:7.7 kpc
25.1 klyr
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-8.53
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
EST

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