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 Ashburn (click to change), M 28 is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible at around 21:13 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 25° above your southern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 22:00, 26° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 23:14, when it sinks to 23° above your southern horizon.

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

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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