The globular cluster M 75

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R/B-band color composite image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Washington , M 75 is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 02:43 (MDT) and reaching an altitude of 25° above the south-eastern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks around 05:43.

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Name M 75
Object Type Globular Cluster
Other Names
NGC 6864[3]
Mel 228[4]
Position
Constellation:Sagittarius
Magnitude:8.60 (V) [4]
6.93 (J) [3]
6.43 (H) [3]
6.28 (K) [3]
Right ascension:20h06m [3]
Declination:-21°55' [3]
Distance:20.7 kpc
67.5 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-7.98
Visibility from Washington

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37.13°N
113.51°W
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