The globular cluster M 2

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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 Seattle , M 2 is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 22:45 (PDT) and reaching an altitude of 38° above the south-eastern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks around 03:21.

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Name M 2
Object Type Globular Cluster
Other Names
NGC 7089[3]
Mel 235[4]
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 Seattle

All times shown in Seattle local time.

Events
15 Aug 2021  –  M2 is well placed
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

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47.61°N
122.33°W
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