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Messier 9

Messier 9 is located in the constellation Ophiuchus (pronounced Oh-fee-u-cuss) and lies approximately 26000 light years from earth. The dark nebula Barnard 64 is located just to the cluster's west.…

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Messier 11

Messier 11 was discovered by Gottfried Kirch almost 100 years prior to its inclusion in the famous Messier catalogue. It was named the Wild Duck Cluster by visual astronomers due…

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