The globular cluster M 92

Image of M 92
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 14 arcminutes across.
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From Fairfield , M 92 is visible in both the dusk and dawn skies. In the evening, it will become visible around 17:36 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 30° above your north-western horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, setting 5 hours and 26 minutes after the Sun at 21:49 (EST). In the morning, it will rise at 02:15 – 4 hours and 53 minutes before the Sun – and reach an altitude of 25° above the north-eastern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks around 05:55.

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Name M 92
Object Type Globular Cluster
Other Names
NGC 6341
Mel 168
Position
Constellation:Hercules
Magnitude:6.50 (V) [3]
Right ascension:17h17m [2]
Declination:+43°08' [2]
Distance:8.2 kpc
26.7 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-8.07
Events
10 Jun 2020  –  M92 is well placed
11 Jun 2021  –  M92 is well placed
11 Jun 2022  –  M92 is well placed
11 Jun 2023  –  M92 is well placed
10 Jun 2024  –  M92 is well placed
11 Jun 2025  –  M92 is well placed
11 Jun 2026  –  M92 is well placed
11 Jun 2027  –  M92 is well placed

Fairfield

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41.14°N
73.26°W
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