The Great Globular Cluster in Hercules (Globular Cluster)

Image of 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 Ashburn , Great Globular Cluster in Hercules is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 21:27 (EST) and reaching an altitude of 83° above the south-eastern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks around 05:35.

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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) [3]
4.45 (J) [2]
3.94 (H) [2]
3.85 (K) [2]
Right ascension:16h41m [2]
Declination:+36°27' [2]
Distance:7.7 kpc
25.1 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-8.63
Visibility from Ashburn

All times shown in Ashburn local time.

Events
02 Jun 2021  –  M13 is well placed
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

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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