The globular cluster M 9

Image of M 9
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn (click to change), M 9 will become visible at around 21:12 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 32° above your southern horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, setting 5 hours and 54 minutes after the Sun at 01:55.

Name M 9
Object Type Globular Cluster
Other Names
NGC 6333
Mel 167
Position
Constellation:Ophiuchus
Magnitude:8.42 (V)[1]
9.36 (B)[1]
B-V Color (mag):0.94
Right Ascension:17h19m [1]
Declination:-18°30' [1]
Distance:7.9 kpc
25.8 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-6.07

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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