The globular cluster M 53

Image of M 53
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , M 53 will become visible around 21:00 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 24° above your western horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, setting 3 hours and 25 minutes after the Sun at 23:16.

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Name M 53
Object Type Globular Cluster
Other Names
NGC 5024
Mel 117
Constellation:Coma Berenices
Magnitude:7.70 (V) [3]
8.95 (B) [2]
B-V Color (mag):1.16
Right ascension:13h12m [2]
Declination:+18°10' [2]
Distance:17.8 kpc
58.0 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-8.55




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