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 Fairfield , Great Globular Cluster in Hercules is visible all night. It will become visible around 21:18 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 32° above your north-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 02:25, 85° above your southern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight around 04:22, 66° above your western horizon.

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Name Great Globular Cluster in Hercules
Object Type Globular Cluster
Other Names
M 13[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

All times shown in Fairfield 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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41.14°N
73.26°W
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