The globular cluster M 62

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Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Fairfield , M 62 is not readily observable since it lies so far south that it will never rise more than 18° above the horizon.

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Name M 62
Object Type Globular Cluster
Other Names
NGC 6266
Mel 159
Position
Constellation:Ophiuchus
Magnitude:6.40 (V) [3]
8.55 (B) [2]
B-V Color (mag):1.16
Right ascension:17h01m [2]
Declination:-30°06' [2]
Distance:6.9 kpc
22.5 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-7.79
Visibility from Fairfield

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Events
06 Jun 2021  –  M62 is well placed
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

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73.26°W
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