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 Cambridge , M 75 is not readily observable since it is very close to the Sun, at a separation of only 2° from it.

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Name M 75
Object Type Globular Cluster
Other Names
NGC 6864
Mel 228
Position
Constellation:Sagittarius
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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42.38°N
71.11°W
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