The Great Globular Cluster in Hercules (M13)

Image of the Great Globular Cluster in Hercules
R/B-band color composite image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 16 arcminutes across.
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From Fairfield , the Great Globular Cluster in Hercules is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 22:39 (EST) and reaching an altitude of 70° above the eastern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks around 05:48.

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Name The Great Globular Cluster in Hercules (M13)
Object type Globular cluster
Other names
The Great Globular Cluster in Hercules
M13[2]
NGC 6205[3]
Mel 150[4]
Position
Constellation:Hercules
Magnitude:5.80 (V) [4]
4.45 (J) [3]
3.94 (H) [3]
3.85 (K) [3]
Right ascension:16h41m [3]
Declination:+36°27' [3]
Distance:7.7 kpc
25.1 klyr [1]
Derived quantities
Absolute mag (V):-8.63
Visibility from Fairfield

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41.14°N
73.26°W
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