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 is visible between 22:40 and 02:38. It will become accessible around 22:40, when it rises to an altitude of 21° above your south-eastern horizon. It will reach its highest point in the sky at 00:41, 27° above your southern horizon. It will become inaccessible around 02:38 when it sinks below 22° above your south-western horizon.

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Name M 30
Object Type Globular Cluster
Other Names
NGC 7099
Mel 237
Position
Constellation:Capricornus
Magnitude:6.90 (V) [3]
Right ascension:21h40m [2]
Declination:-23°10' [2]
Distance:8.0 kpc
26.1 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-7.62

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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