The globular cluster M 14

Image of M 14
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 11 arcminutes across.
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From Fairfield , M 14 is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible around 21:49 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 41° above your south-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 23:09, 45° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 03:01, when it sinks below 22° above your south-western horizon.

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Name M 14
Object Type Globular Cluster
Other Names
NGC 6402
Mel 175
Magnitude:7.60 (V) [3]
9.55 (B) [2]
B-V Color (mag):3.82
Right ascension:17h37m [2]
Declination:-03°14' [2]
Distance:9.3 kpc
30.3 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-7.24




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