The globular cluster M 62

Image of M 62
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , M 62 is not readily observable since it is very close to the Sun, at a separation of only 8° from it.

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Name M 62
Object Type Globular Cluster
Other Names
NGC 6266
Mel 159
Position
Constellation:Ophiuchus
Magnitude:6.40 (V)[2]
8.55 (B)[1]
B-V Color (mag):1.16
Right Ascension:17h01m [1]
Declination:-30°06' [1]
Distance:6.9 kpc
22.5 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-7.79
Events
07 Jun 2019  –  M62 is well placed
06 Jun 2020  –  M62 is well placed
06 Jun 2021  –  M62 is well placed
06 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
06 Jun 2026  –  M62 is well placed

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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