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M9 or NGC 6333 Globular Cluster

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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M11 Globular Cluster

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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M4 Globular Cluster and Surrounding Nebula

Messier 4

The globular cluster M4 is located in the heart of the constellation Scorpius. This cluster sits relatively close to the red super-giant star, Antares. In the image, Antares is located…

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M98 Spiral Galaxy

Messier 98

M98 is a spiral galaxy located in the constellation Coma Berenices. It is nearly edge on at approximately 75 degrees. Charles Messier observed and cataloged this galaxy in 1781. If…

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