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 Fairfield , M2 is visible in the morning sky, becoming accessible around 22:42, when it reaches an altitude of 21° above your eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 02:40, 48° above your southern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight around 04:12, 43° above your south-western horizon.

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

All times shown in Fairfield local time.

14 Aug 2024  –  Messier 2 is well placed
15 Aug 2025  –  Messier 2 is well placed
15 Aug 2026  –  Messier 2 is well placed
15 Aug 2027  –  Messier 2 is well placed
14 Aug 2028  –  Messier 2 is well placed
15 Aug 2029  –  Messier 2 is well placed
15 Aug 2030  –  Messier 2 is well placed
15 Aug 2031  –  Messier 2 is well placed





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