The globular cluster M 28

Image of M 28
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 11 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn (click to change), M 28 is not observable – it will reach its highest point in the sky during daytime and is no higher than 12° above the horizon at dusk.

Name M 28
Object Type Globular Cluster
Other Names
NGC 6626
Melotte 200
Position
Constellation:Sagittarius
Brightness (V):Mag 6.9
Right Ascension:18h24m
Declination:-24°52'
Distance:5.6 kpc
18.3 klyr
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-6.84

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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