The open cluster M 25

Image of M 25
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 14 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , M 25 is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 00:31 (EDT) – 5 hours and 49 minutes before the Sun – and reaching an altitude of 31° above the southern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks at around 05:10.

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Name M 25
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
IC 4725
Cr 382
Mel 204
Position
Constellation:Sagittarius
Magnitude:4.60 (V)[2]
5.29 (B)[1]
B-V Color (mag):0.69
Right Ascension:18h31m [1]
Declination:-19°06' [1]
Distance:620.0 parsec
2021.2 lightyrs [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-4.36

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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