The open cluster M 26

Image of M 26
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 15 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn (click to change), M 26 is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 03:13 (EST) – 3 hours and 38 minutes before the Sun – and reach an altitude of 25° above the south-eastern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks at around 05:46.

Name M 26
Object Type Open Cluster
Other Names
NGC 6694
Cr 389
Mel 212
Position
Constellation:Scutum
Brightness (V):Mag 8.0
Right Ascension:18h45m
Declination:-09°24'
Distance:1.6 kpc
5.2 klyr
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-3.02

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
EST

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