The globular cluster M 2

Image of M 2
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn (click to change), M 2 is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible at around 19:22 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 46° above your south-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 20:33, 50° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 00:39, when it sinks to 22° above your western horizon.

Name M 2
Object Type Globular Cluster
Other Names
NGC 7089
Mel 235
Magnitude:6.25 (V)[1]
Right Ascension:21h33m [1]
Declination:-00°49' [1]
Distance:11.5 kpc
37.5 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-9.05
15 Aug 2019  –  M2 is well placed
14 Aug 2020  –  M2 is well placed
14 Aug 2021  –  M2 is well placed
14 Aug 2022  –  M2 is well placed
15 Aug 2023  –  M2 is well placed
14 Aug 2024  –  M2 is well placed
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14 Aug 2026  –  M2 is well placed




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