The globular cluster M 30

Image of M 30
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , M 30 will become visible at around 17:54 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 23° above your south-western horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, setting 4 hours and 15 minutes after the Sun at 20:58.

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Name M 30
Object Type Globular Cluster
Other Names
NGC 7099
Mel 237
Position
Constellation:Capricornus
Magnitude:6.90 (V)[2]
Right Ascension:21h40m [1]
Declination:-23°10' [1]
Distance:8.0 kpc
26.1 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-7.62

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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