The globular cluster NGC 5897

Image of NGC 5897
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Fairfield , NGC 5897 is visible between 22:01 and 02:03. It will become accessible at around 22:01, when it rises 21° above your south-eastern horizon, and then reach its highest point in the sky at 00:04, 27° above your southern horizon. It will become inaccessible at around 02:03 when it sinks to 22° above your south-western horizon.

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Name NGC 5897
Object Type Globular Cluster
Other Names
Mel 132
Magnitude:8.40 (V)[2]
10.16 (B)[1]
B-V Color (mag):1.64
Right Ascension:15h17m [1]
Declination:-21°00' [1]
Distance:12.4 kpc
40.4 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-7.07




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