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 morning sky, becoming accessible at around 22:52, when it rises 19° above your south-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 01:49, 31° above your southern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight at around 04:24, 21° above your south-western horizon.

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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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