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 Seattle , the Great Globular Cluster in Hercules is visible all night. It will become visible around 22:29 (PDT), 53° above your eastern horizon, as dusk fades to darkness. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 01:43, 78° above your southern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight around 03:41, 65° above your western horizon.

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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 Seattle

All times shown in Seattle local time.

Events
02 Jun 2022  –  M13 is well placed
02 Jun 2023  –  M13 is well placed
01 Jun 2024  –  M13 is well placed
02 Jun 2025  –  M13 is well placed
02 Jun 2026  –  M13 is well placed
02 Jun 2027  –  M13 is well placed
01 Jun 2028  –  M13 is well placed
02 Jun 2029  –  M13 is well placed

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47.61°N
122.33°W
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