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 is not observable – it will reach its highest point in the sky during daytime and is no higher than 11° above the horizon at dawn.

Name M 71
Object Type Globular Cluster
Other Names
NGC 6838
Collinder 409
Melotte 226
Position
Constellation:Sagitta
Brightness (V):Mag 8.3
Right Ascension:19h53m
Declination:+18°46'
Distance:4.0 kpc
13.0 klyr
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-4.71

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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