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 Ashburn (click to change), M 75 is not readily observable since it is very close to the Sun, at a separation of only 1° from it.

Name M 75
Object Type Globular Cluster
Other Names
NGC 6864
Melotte 228
Position
Constellation:Sagittarius
Brightness (V):Mag 8.6
Right Ascension:20h06m
Declination:-21°55'
Distance:20.7 kpc
67.5 klyr
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-7.98

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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