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 Cambridge , M 18 is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible around 20:43 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 30° above your southern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 20:52, 30° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 23:15, when it sinks below 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) [3]
7.24 (B) [2]
B-V Color (mag):0.34
Right ascension:18h19m [2]
Declination:-17°06' [2]
Distance:1.3 kpc
4.2 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-3.66




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