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 Fairfield , NGC 6712 will become visible around 17:42 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 28° above your south-western horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, setting at 20:39.

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Name NGC 6712
Object Type Globular Cluster
Other Names
Mel 215
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

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41.14°N
73.26°W
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