The open cluster M 26

Image of M 26
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn (click to change), M 26 will become visible at around 19:22 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 36° above your south-western horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, setting 5 hours and 1 minute after the Sun at 23:18.

Name M 26
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
NGC 6694
Cr 389
Mel 212
Position
Constellation:Scutum
Magnitude:8.87 (V)[1]
8.00 (B)[1]
B-V Color (mag):-0.87
Right Ascension:18h45m [1]
Declination:-09°23' [1]
Distance:1.6 kpc
5.2 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-2.15

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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