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 is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 02:31 (EST) – 4 hours and 24 minutes before the Sun – and reach an altitude of 27° above the south-eastern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks at around 05:50.

Name M 9
Object Type Globular Cluster
Other Names
NGC 6333
Mel 167
Position
Constellation:Ophiuchus
Brightness (V):Mag 7.9
Right Ascension:17h19m
Declination:-18°31'
Distance:7.9 kpc
25.8 klyr
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-6.59

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39.04°N
77.49°W
EST

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