Globular Cluster

Messier 55 – the NGC 6809 Globular Star Cluster

Located in the Sagittarius Constellation, roughly 17,600 light-years from Earth, is the globular star cluster known as Messier 55

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Messier 53 – the NGC 5024 Globular Cluster

Located 58,000 light from years, in the northern constellation Coma Berenices, is the globular cluster known as Messier 53.

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How Much Stuff is in a Light Year?

Determining how much stuff is a single light year is daunting, considering how big the Milky Way is. But doing…

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Messier 30 – The NGC 7099 Globular Cluster

Located approximately 26,000 light years from Earth, in the direction of the Capricornus constellation. is the globular cluster known as…

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Messier 28 – The NGC 6626 Globular Cluster

Located in the direction of the Sagittarius Constellation, roughly17,900 light-years from Earth, lies the globular cluster known as Messier 28.

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Terzan 5 May Unlock Secret to Milky Way’s Past

A team of astronomers have discovered a globular cluster that stands out as distinct from all others -- a fossil…

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Messier 22 – The Sagittarius Nebula

In the direction Sagittarius constellation, some 14,000 light years from Earth, lies the bright Sagittarius globular star cluster (aka. Messier…

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Messier 19 (M19) – The NGC 6273 Globular Cluster

Located in the constellation of Ophiuchus, some 28,700,000 light years from Earth, lies the faint globular cluster known as Messier…

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Messier 15 (M15) – The Great Pegasus Cluster

Located in the Pegasus constellation, some 33,600 light years from Earth, is the M15 Great Pegasus Cluster, one of the…

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Messier 14 (M14) – the NGC 6402 Globular Cluster

In the constellation of Ophiuchus lies the M14 globular cluster, a loose concentration of stars spanning 100 light years, 300,000…

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