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 Washington , M 4 will become visible around 21:23 (MDT) as the dusk sky fades, 23° above your southern horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, setting at 00:35.

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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
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
28 May 2026  –  M4 is well placed
28 May 2027  –  M4 is well placed

Washington

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37.13°N
113.51°W
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