The globular cluster M 62

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R/B-band color composite image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Seattle , M 62 is not readily observable since it lies so far south that it will never rise more than 12° above the horizon.

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Name M 62
Object Type Globular Cluster
Other Names
NGC 6266[3]
Mel 159[4]
Position
Constellation:Ophiuchus
Magnitude:6.40 (V) [4]
8.55 (B) [3]
B-V Color (mag):1.16
Right ascension:17h01m [3]
Declination:-30°06' [3]
Distance:6.9 kpc
22.5 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-7.79
Visibility from Seattle

All times shown in Seattle local time.

Events
07 Jun 2022  –  M62 is well placed
07 Jun 2023  –  M62 is well placed
06 Jun 2024  –  M62 is well placed
06 Jun 2025  –  M62 is well placed
07 Jun 2026  –  M62 is well placed
07 Jun 2027  –  M62 is well placed
06 Jun 2028  –  M62 is well placed
06 Jun 2029  –  M62 is well placed

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