The Sagittarius Cluster (Globular Cluster)

Image of 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 , Sagittarius Cluster is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible around 21:33 (EDT), 21° above your southern horizon, as dusk fades to darkness. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 23:02, 24° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 00:49, when it sinks below 20° above your south-western horizon.

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Name Sagittarius Cluster
Object Type Globular Cluster
Other Names
M 22[2]
NGC 6656[3]
Mel 208[4]
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.

01 Jul 2021  –  M22 is well placed
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






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