The globular cluster M 4

Image of M 4
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 28 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn (click to change), M 4 is visible between 22:16 and 01:00. It will become accessible at around 22:16, when it rises 21° above your southern horizon, and then reach its highest point in the sky at 23:36, 24° above your southern horizon. It will become inaccessible at around 01:00 when it sinks to 21° above your southern horizon.

Name M 4
Object Type Globular Cluster
Other Names
NGC 6121
Mel 144
Magnitude:5.90 (V)[2]
Right Ascension:16h23m [1]
Declination:-26°31' [1]
Distance:2.2 kpc
7.2 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-5.81
28 May 2018  –  M4 is well placed
28 May 2019  –  M4 is well placed
27 May 2020  –  M4 is well placed
28 May 2021  –  M4 is well placed
28 May 2022  –  M4 is well placed
28 May 2023  –  M4 is well placed
27 May 2024  –  M4 is well placed
28 May 2025  –  M4 is well placed




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