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 Fairfield , M 9 is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible around 21:49 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 28° above your southern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 22:51, 30° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 01:16, when it sinks below 22° above your south-western horizon.

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Name M 9
Object Type Globular Cluster
Other Names
NGC 6333
Mel 167
Magnitude:7.80 (V) [3]
9.36 (B) [2]
B-V Color (mag):0.94
Right ascension:17h19m [2]
Declination:-18°30' [2]
Distance:7.9 kpc
25.8 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-6.69




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