The globular cluster NGC 6712

Image of NGC 6712
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , NGC 6712 is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible around 21:43 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 33° above your south-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 23:52, 42° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 03:25, when it sinks below 22° above your south-western horizon.

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Name NGC 6712
Object Type Globular Cluster
Other Names
Mel 215
Magnitude:8.10 (V)[2]
9.85 (B)[1]
B-V Color (mag):1.16
Right Ascension:18h53m [1]
Declination:-08°42' [1]
Distance:6.9 kpc
22.5 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):-6.09




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