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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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m69,globular cluster

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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Messier 17: Omega Nebula

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Messier 17 (M17), also known as the Omega Nebula, is a famous star-forming nebula located in the southern constellation Sagittarius. The diffuse emission nebula lies near the constellation’s northern border with Scutum, at a distance of 5,000 to 6,000 light years from Earth. It has an apparent magnitude of 6.0.
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