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Weather for Jul 27 Night
Clouds Seeing
Waxing Crescent
10:42 23:17

Globular Cluster M 68 Globular Cluster in Hydra Constellation

Size: 11' Magnitude: 7.3 Also known as NGC 4590, ESO 506-SC30, GCL 20
Credit: ESA/Hubble & NASA
Uploaded by Farr
Credit: ESO

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Hourly Elevation Jul 27

Maximum elevation of Globular Cluster M 68 occurs at 17:25 hours

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Mid May

Data Sheet

12h 39m 28s
-26º 44' 31''
Last visited objects: M 68