The globular cluster M 69

Image of M 69
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn (click to change), M 69 is not readily observable since it lies so far south that it will never rise more than 18° above the horizon.

Name M 69
Object Type Globular Cluster
Other Names
NGC 6637
Mel 202
Position
Constellation:Sagittarius
Magnitude:7.70 (V)[2]
Right Ascension:18h31m [1]
Declination:-32°20' [1]
Distance:9.1 kpc
29.7 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-7.10

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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