Globular Cluster

Mayall II

andromeda's cluster

Mayall II is a globular cluster orbiting the Andromeda Galaxy (Messier 31). Also known as Andromeda‚Äôs Cluster and Globular One (G1), it is the most… Read More »Mayall II

Messier 107

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Messier 107 (M107) is a globular cluster located in the constellation Ophiuchus. It lies at a distance of 20,900 light years from Earth. It has the designation NGC 6171 in the New General Catalogue.
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Messier 92

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Messier 92 (M92) is a globular cluster located in the northern constellation Hercules. The cluster lies at a distance of 26,700 light years from Earth and has an apparent magnitude of 6.3. Its designation in the New General Catalogue is NGC 6341.
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Messier 80

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Messier 80 (M80) is a globular cluster located in the southern constellation Scorpius. The cluster has an apparent magnitude of 7.87 and lies at a distance of 32,600 light years from Earth. It has the designation NGC 6093 in the New General Catalogue.
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Messier 79

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Messier 79 (M79) is a globular cluster located in the northern constellation Lepus, the Hare. The cluster lies at a distance of 41,000 light years from Earth and has an apparent magnitude of 8.56. It has the designation NGC 1904 in the New General Catalogue.
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Messier 75

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Messier 75 (M75) is a globular cluster located in the southern constellation Sagittarius. The cluster has an apparent magnitude of 9.18 and lies at a distance of 67,500 light years from Earth. It has the designation NGC 6864 in the New General Catalogue.
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Messier 72

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Messier 72 (M72) is a globular star cluster located in the constellation Aquarius, the Water Bearer. The cluster has an apparent magnitude of 9.35 and lies at a distance of 54,570 light years from Earth. It has the designation NGC 6981 in the New General Catalogue.
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Messier 71

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Messier 71 (M71) is a globular cluster located in the small northern constellation Sagitta, the Arrow. The cluster lies at an approximate distance of 13,000 light years from Earth and has an apparent magnitude of 6.1. It has the designation NGC 6838 in the New General Catalogue.
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Messier 70

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Messier 70 (M70) is a globular cluster located inside the Teapot asterism in the southern constellation Sagittarius. The cluster has an apparent magnitude of 9.06 and lies at a distance of 29,400 light years from Earth. It has the designation NGC 6681 in the New General Catalogue.
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Messier 69

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Messier 69 (M69) is a globular star cluster located in the southern constellation Sagittarius. The cluster lies at a distance of 29,700 light years from Earth and has an apparent magnitude of 8.31. It is one of the fainter globular clusters listed in Messier’s catalogue. Its designation in the New General Catalogue is NGC 6637.
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