The globular cluster M 56

Image of M 56
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , M 56 will become visible at around 17:54 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 40° above your western horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, setting 5 hours and 6 minutes after the Sun at 21:49.

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Name M 56
Object Type Globular Cluster
Other Names
NGC 6779
Mel 220
Position
Constellation:Lyra
Magnitude:8.40 (V)[2]
8.90 (B)[1]
Right Ascension:19h16m [1]
Declination:+30°11' [1]
Distance:10.1 kpc
32.9 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-6.62

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
EST

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