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 , M 9 is not readily observable since it is very close to the Sun, at a separation of only 4° from it.

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Name M 9
Object Type Globular Cluster
Other Names
NGC 6333
Mel 167
Position
Constellation:Ophiuchus
Magnitude:7.80 (V)[2]
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):-6.69

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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