The globular cluster M 3

Image of M 3
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 16 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn (click to change), M 3 is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 01:57 (EST) – 5 hours and 2 minutes before the Sun – and reach an altitude of 40° above the eastern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks at around 05:50.

Name M 3
Object Type Globular Cluster
Other Names
NGC 5272
Melotte 119
Position
Constellation:Canes Venatici
Brightness (V):Mag 6.4
Right Ascension:13h42m
Declination:+28°22'
Distance:10.4 kpc
33.9 klyr
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-8.69
Events
17 Apr 2018  –  M3 is well placed
17 Apr 2019  –  M3 is well placed
16 Apr 2020  –  M3 is well placed
17 Apr 2021  –  M3 is well placed
17 Apr 2022  –  M3 is well placed
17 Apr 2023  –  M3 is well placed
16 Apr 2024  –  M3 is well placed
17 Apr 2025  –  M3 is well placed

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
EST

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