The globular cluster M 53

Image of M 53
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 12 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn (click to change), M 53 is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 02:18 (EST) – 4 hours and 38 minutes before the Sun – and reach an altitude of 38° above the eastern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks at around 05:48.

Name M 53
Object Type Globular Cluster
Other Names
NGC 5024
Melotte 117
Position
Constellation:Coma Berenices
Brightness (V):Mag 7.7
Right Ascension:13h12m
Declination:+18°10'
Distance:17.8 kpc
58.0 klyr
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-8.55

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
EST

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