The globular cluster M 71

Image of M 71
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn (click to change), M 71 will become visible at around 19:23 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 69° above your southern horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, setting 7 hours and 51 minutes after the Sun at 02:09.

Name M 71
Object Type Globular Cluster
Other Names
NGC 6838
Cr 409
Mel 226
Position
Constellation:Sagitta
Magnitude:6.10 (V)[1]
7.91 (B)[1]
B-V Color (mag):1.81
Right Ascension:19h53m [1]
Declination:+18°46' [1]
Distance:4.0 kpc
13.0 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-6.91

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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