The globular cluster M 5

Image of M 5
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 17 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn (click to change), M 5 is not observable – it will reach its highest point in the sky during daytime and is no higher than 6° above the horizon at dawn.

Name M 5
Object Type Globular Cluster
Other Names
NGC 5904
Melotte 133
Position
Constellation:Serpens Caput
Brightness (V):Mag 5.8
Right Ascension:15h18m
Declination:+02°04'
Distance:7.5 kpc
24.4 klyr
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-8.58
Events
11 May 2018  –  M5 is well placed
12 May 2019  –  M5 is well placed
11 May 2020  –  M5 is well placed
11 May 2021  –  M5 is well placed
11 May 2022  –  M5 is well placed
12 May 2023  –  M5 is well placed
11 May 2024  –  M5 is well placed
11 May 2025  –  M5 is well placed

Ashburn

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Longitude:
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39.04°N
77.49°W
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