The Sagittarius Cluster (Globular Cluster)

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Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 12 arcminutes across.
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From Cambridge , Sagittarius Cluster is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible around 20:59 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 22° above your southern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 21:42, 23° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 23:14, when it sinks below 20° above your southern horizon.

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Name Sagittarius Cluster
Object Type Globular Cluster
Other Names
M 22
NGC 6656
Mel 208
Position
Constellation:Sagittarius
Magnitude:5.20 (V) [3]
7.16 (B) [2]
B-V Color (mag):0.99
Right ascension:18h36m [2]
Declination:-23°54' [2]
Distance:3.2 kpc
10.4 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-7.33
Visibility from Cambridge

All times shown in Cambridge local time.

Events
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

Cambridge

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42.38°N
71.11°W
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