M2 (Globular cluster)

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R/B-band color composite image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , M2 is not observable – it will reach its highest point in the sky during daytime and is no higher than 13° above the horizon at dusk.

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Name M2
Object type Globular cluster
Other names
Position
Constellation:Aquarius
Magnitude:6.60 (V) [4]
Right ascension:21h33m [3]
Declination:-00°49' [3]
Distance:11.5 kpc
37.5 klyr [1]
Derived quantities
Absolute mag (V):-8.70
Visibility from Ashburn

All times shown in Ashburn local time.

Events
15 Aug 2022  –  M2 is well placed
15 Aug 2023  –  M2 is well placed
14 Aug 2024  –  M2 is well placed
15 Aug 2025  –  M2 is well placed
15 Aug 2026  –  M2 is well placed
15 Aug 2027  –  M2 is well placed
14 Aug 2028  –  M2 is well placed
15 Aug 2029  –  M2 is well placed

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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