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 , M 28 is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 00:46 (EDT) – 5 hours and 34 minutes before the Sun – and reaching an altitude of 25° above the southern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks at around 05:10.

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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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