Antares

Antares

m80,m80 globular cluster,ngc 6093

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 62

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Messier 62 (M62) is a globular star cluster located in the southern constellation Ophiuchus. The cluster has an apparent magnitude of 7.39 and lies at an approximate distance of 22,200 light years from Earth. It has the designation NGC 6266 in the New General Catalogue.
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m19,ngc 6273

Messier 19

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Messier 19 (M19) is a globular cluster located in the southern constellation Ophiuchus. The cluster has an apparent magnitude of 7.47 and lies at a distance of 28,700 light years, or 8,800 parsecs, from Earth. It has the designation NGC 6273 in the New General Catalogue.
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m14,globular cluster,ngc 6402

Messier 14

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Messier 14 (M14) is a globular cluster located in the southern constellation Ophiuchus. The cluster lies at a distance of 30,300 light years from Earth and has an apparent magnitude of 7.6. It has the designation NGC 6402 in the New General Catalogue.
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messier 7,ptolemy cluster,m7

Messier 7: Ptolemy’s Cluster

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Messier 7 (M7), also known as Ptolemy’s Cluster, is a bright open cluster in Scorpius constellation. The cluster lies at an approximate distance of 980 light years from Earth. It has the designation NGC 6475 in the New General Catalogue. With a visual magnitude of 3.3 and an apparent diameter of 80 arc minutes – more than twice the apparent size of the full Moon – Ptolemy’s Cluster is an easy naked-eye target.
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Messier 5

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Messier 5 (M5) is a bright globular cluster located in the northern constellation Serpens. It lies at a distance of 24,500 light years from Earth, in the galactic halo of the Milky Way. It has the designation NGC 5904 in the New General Catalogue.

With an apparent magnitude of 6.65, Messier 5 can be seen without binoculars, but only under extremely dark skies and it only appears as a faint star near the star 5 Serpentis. Binoculars will reveal the object to not be a star, but a fuzzy patch of light, and small telescopes will show a bright glowing core.
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m4,ngc 6121,globular cluster

Messier 4

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Messier 4 (M4) is a bright globular cluster located in the southern constellation Scorpius. It lies at an approximate distance of 7,200 light years from Earth and has an apparent magnitude of 5.9. The cluster has the designation NGC 6121 in the New General Catalogue.
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