The globular cluster M 28

Image of M 28
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Washington , M 28 is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible around 21:23 (MDT) as the dusk sky fades, 27° above your southern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 21:57, 27° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 23:56, when it sinks below 22° above your south-western horizon.

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Name M 28
Object Type Globular Cluster
Other Names
NGC 6626
Mel 200
Magnitude:6.90 (V) [3]
Right ascension:18h24m [2]
Declination:-24°52' [2]
Distance:5.6 kpc
18.3 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-6.84




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