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 Fairfield , M 28 is visible between 22:46 and 01:11. It will become accessible around 22:46, when it rises to an altitude of 22° above your southern horizon. It will reach its highest point in the sky at 23:56, 23° above your southern horizon. It will become inaccessible around 01:11 when it sinks below 21° above your southern 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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