Messier : Messier M4

Celestial motion
Date: 2024-02-27
Astronomical night: 19:29 - 05:17 (GMT -5)
Messier M4 Celestial motion
TimeElevationAzimuth
Rise01:29124° (Southeast)
SetDawn24°170° (South)
Maximum elevation

05:16

25°

170° (South)

Elevation

Messier M4 Celestial motion
Information about Messier M4

General information

Globular Cluster NGC6121 has the magnitude of 5 and is placed in Scorpius constellation. The 's apparent sizes are 26 angular minutes.
Having high brightness and large apparent size, is available for observations through a pair of binoculars or small telescope.

Information for observations

2024-02-27 NGC6121 will rise at southeast at 01:29 and will be observable until fading from view as dawn breaks. This time (05:17) the object will be placed at south. Maximum elevation, 25° above horizon, will be reached at 05:16, when will be placed at south.
 

Messier M4 on the sky map

Messier M4 on the sky map
Object type

Globular Cluster

Alternative names

Constellation

Scorpius

Magnitude

5

Apparent size26'
Right ascension16h 23m 35.22s
Declination-26° 31′ 32.7″

Catalogues

Messier

M4

New General Catalogue (NGC)

NGC6121

International Catalogue (IC)