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 Ashburn , M 92 is visible in both the dusk and dawn skies. In the evening, it will become visible at around 17:54 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 25° above your north-western horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, setting 4 hours and 34 minutes after the Sun at 21:17 (EST). In the morning, it will rise at 02:29 – 4 hours and 50 minutes before the Sun – and reach an altitude of 27° above the north-eastern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks at around 06:08.

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Name M 92
Object Type Globular Cluster
Other Names
NGC 6341
Mel 168
Magnitude:6.50 (V)[2]
Right Ascension:17h17m [1]
Declination:+43°08' [1]
Distance:8.2 kpc
26.7 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-8.07




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