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 Cambridge , NGC 6712 is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible around 21:01 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 37° above your southern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 22:02, 38° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 01:23, when it sinks below 21° above your south-western horizon.

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Name NGC 6712
Object Type Globular Cluster
Other Names
Mel 215
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 Cambridge

All times shown in Cambridge local time.




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