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Globular star cluster M30
Der offene Sternhaufen M30 is in the constellation Capricornus (Cap).
Equatorial coordinates (epoch J2000):
Visual magnitude: 8,5m
M30 in the middle latitudes is located quite low above the horizon, so observation is difficult due to atmospheric distortions.
The best month for observing M30 is September. At this time, the object is at midnight near its highest point in the sky, that is, it is less affected by light from the lanterns and atmospheric distortions.
Nikolay Kurdyapin, astro-map.com
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