M5 (Globular cluster)

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R/B-band color composite image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 15 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , M5 is visible all night. It will become visible around 21:36 (EDT), 35° above your south-eastern horizon, as dusk fades to darkness. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 00:33, 53° above your southern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight around 04:34, 23° above your western horizon.

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Name M5
Object type Globular cluster
Other names
Position
Constellation:Serpens Caput
Magnitude:5.70 (V) [4]
7.34 (B) [3]
B-V Color (mag):1.39
Right ascension:15h18m [3]
Declination:+02°04' [3]
Distance:7.5 kpc
24.4 klyr [1]
Derived quantities
Absolute mag (V):-8.68
Visibility from Ashburn

All times shown in Ashburn local time.

Events
12 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
12 May 2026  –  M5 is well placed
12 May 2027  –  M5 is well placed
11 May 2028  –  M5 is well placed
11 May 2029  –  M5 is well placed

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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