The globular cluster M 75

Image of M 75
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Washington , M 75 is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible around 21:23 (MDT) as the dusk sky fades, 22° above your south-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 23:39, 30° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 02:06, when it sinks below 22° above your south-western horizon.

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Name M 75
Object Type Globular Cluster
Other Names
NGC 6864
Mel 228
Magnitude:8.60 (V) [3]
6.93 (J) [2]
6.43 (H) [2]
6.28 (K) [2]
Right ascension:20h06m [2]
Declination:-21°55' [2]
Distance:20.7 kpc
67.5 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-7.98




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