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 Cambridge , M 4 is visible between 03:29 and 04:24. It will become accessible around 03:29, when it rises to an altitude of 20° above your southern horizon. It will reach its highest point in the sky at 03:57, 21° above your southern horizon. It will become inaccessible around 04:24 when it sinks below 20° above your southern horizon.

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Name M 4
Object Type Globular Cluster
Other Names
NGC 6121
Mel 144
Position
Constellation:Scorpius
Magnitude:5.40 (V) [3]
Right ascension:16h23m [2]
Declination:-26°31' [2]
Distance:2.2 kpc
7.2 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-6.31
Events
28 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
28 May 2024  –  M4 is well placed
28 May 2025  –  M4 is well placed
28 May 2026  –  M4 is well placed
28 May 2027  –  M4 is well placed

Cambridge

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42.38°N
71.11°W
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