The globular cluster M 92

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R/B-band color composite image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 14 arcminutes across.
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From Cambridge , M 92 is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 19:57 (EST) and reaching an altitude of 78° above the eastern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks around 05:05.

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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
Visibility from Cambridge

All times shown in Cambridge local time.

Events
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
10 Jun 2028  –  M92 is well placed

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42.38°N
71.11°W
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