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 Cambridge , M 9 is visible in the morning sky, becoming accessible at around 02:03, when it rises 21° above your south-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 04:15, 29° above your southern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight at around 04:45, 28° above your southern horizon.

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Name M 9
Object Type Globular Cluster
Other Names
NGC 6333
Mel 167
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




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