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 , M 71 is visible in the morning sky, becoming accessible at around 22:12, when it rises 21° above your eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 03:22, 69° above your southern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight at around 04:23, 65° above your south-western horizon.

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Name M 71
Object Type Globular Cluster
Other Names
NGC 6838
Cr 409
Mel 226
Magnitude:8.40 (V)[2]
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):-4.61




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