The globular cluster M 5

Image of M 5
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 15 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , M 5 is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 03:45 (EST) – 3 hours and 34 minutes before the Sun – and reach an altitude of 26° above the eastern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks at around 06:08.

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Name M 5
Object Type Globular Cluster
Other Names
NGC 5904
Mel 133
Position
Constellation:Serpens Caput
Magnitude:5.70 (V)[2]
7.34 (B)[1]
B-V Color (mag):1.39
Right Ascension:15h18m [1]
Declination:+02°04' [1]
Distance:7.5 kpc
24.4 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-8.68
Events
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
11 May 2026  –  M5 is well placed

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
EST

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