Messier : Messier M13

Information about Messier M13

General information

NGC6205 is the globular cluster at magnitude 6 that is placed in Hercules constellation and has apparent size of 8 angular minutes.
Having high brightness and large apparent size, is available for observations through a pair of binoculars or small telescope.

Information for observations

Tonight, 2019-08-23, NGC6205 will become observable at northwest as the dusk sky fades, 29° above your horizon, at 04:58. At 08:10 the object will sink below the horizon at northwest. Maximum elevation, 87° above horizon, will be reached at 23:40, when will be placed at south.
 

Messier M13 on the sky map

Messier M13 on the sky map
Object type

Globular Cluster

Alternative names

Hercules Globular Cluster

Constellation

Hercules

Magnitude

6

Apparent size8'x8'
Right ascension16h 41m 41.634s
Declination36° 27′ 40.75″

Catalogues

Messier

M13

New General Catalogue (NGC)

NGC6205

International Catalogue (IC)

Nearest objects with greater magnitude
Object typeMagnitude
H VI 93Double Star5.47
H I 3Double Star5.62
H N 81Double Star5.39
H VI 18Double Star5.58
Celestial motion
Date: 2019-08-23
Astronomical night: 04:58 - 13:31 (GMT 0)
Messier M13 Celestial motion
TimeElevationAzimuth
RiseDusk29°295° (Northwest)
Set08:10320° (Northwest)
Maximum elevation

23:40

87°

181° (South)

Elevation

Messier M13 Celestial motion