The open cluster M 18

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Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , M 18 is visible between 22:33 and 04:05. It will become accessible at around 22:33, when it rises 21° above your south-eastern horizon, and then reach its highest point in the sky at 01:21, 33° above your southern horizon. It will become inaccessible at around 04:05 when it sinks to 22° above your south-western horizon.

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Name M 18
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
NGC 6613
Cr 376
Magnitude:6.90 (V)[2]
7.24 (B)[1]
B-V Color (mag):0.34
Right Ascension:18h19m [1]
Declination:-17°06' [1]
Distance:1.3 kpc
4.2 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-3.66




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