The Sagittarius Cluster (M22)

Image of the Sagittarius Cluster
R/B-band color composite image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 12 arcminutes across.
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From Fairfield , the Sagittarius Cluster is visible in the morning sky, becoming accessible around 01:27, when it reaches an altitude of 20° above your south-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 03:14, 24° above your southern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight around 04:03, 23° above your southern horizon.

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Name The Sagittarius Cluster (M22)
Object type Globular cluster
Other names
The Sagittarius Cluster
M22[2]
NGC 6656[3]
Mel 208[4]
Position
Constellation:Sagittarius
Magnitude:5.20 (V) [4]
7.16 (B) [3]
B-V Color (mag):0.99
Right ascension:18h36m [3]
Declination:-23°54' [3]
Distance:3.2 kpc
10.4 klyr [1]
Derived quantities
Absolute mag (V):-7.33
Visibility from Fairfield

All times shown in Fairfield local time.

Events
01 Jul 2022  –  M22 is well placed
01 Jul 2023  –  M22 is well placed
30 Jun 2024  –  M22 is well placed
01 Jul 2025  –  M22 is well placed
01 Jul 2026  –  M22 is well placed
01 Jul 2027  –  M22 is well placed
30 Jun 2028  –  M22 is well placed
01 Jul 2029  –  M22 is well placed

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41.14°N
73.26°W
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