The globular cluster NGC 6712

Image of NGC 6712
R/B-band color composite image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , NGC 6712 is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 00:55 (EDT) and reaching an altitude of 39° above the southern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks around 05:24.

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Name NGC 6712
Object Type Globular Cluster
Other Names
Mel 215[3]
Position
Constellation:Scutum
Magnitude:8.10 (V) [3]
9.85 (B) [2]
B-V Color (mag):1.16
Right ascension:18h53m [2]
Declination:-08°42' [2]
Distance:6.9 kpc
22.5 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-6.09
Visibility from Ashburn

All times shown in Ashburn local time.

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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