The globular cluster NGC 5466

Image of NGC 5466
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Fairfield , NGC 5466 is visible in the morning sky, becoming accessible around 20:44, when it rises to an altitude of 21° above your eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 02:27, 77° above your southern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight around 05:33, 50° above your western horizon.

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Name NGC 5466
Object Type Globular Cluster
Other Names
Mel 124
Magnitude:9.20 (V) [3]
10.50 (B) [2]
B-V Color (mag):0.80
Right ascension:14h05m [2]
Declination:+28°32' [2]
Distance:15.9 kpc
51.8 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-6.81




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