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 San Diego , the Great Globular Cluster in Hercules will become visible around 19:39 (PDT), 59° above your western horizon, as dusk fades to darkness. It will then sink towards the horizon, setting at 01:08.

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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 San Diego

All times shown in San Diego local time.

Events
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
02 Jun 2030  –  M13 is well placed

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32.72°N
117.16°W
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