Messier 3
M3 Globular Cluster

Messier 3

Messier 3 is a globular cluster located in the constellation Canes Venatici. Charles Messier discovered this star cluster in 1764. This globular cluster has an estimated 500,000 stars. It was…

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Messier 2
M2 Globular Cluster

Messier 2

This globular cluster is approximately 55,000 light years from Earth and is located in the constellation Aquarius. Although it doesn't appear so in this image, it is one of the…

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Messier 12
M12 Globular Cluster

Messier 12

Messier 12 is located in the constellation of Ophiuchus (pronounced O - fee - u - cus). I was initially discovered by famed comet hunter Charles Messier in 1764. Under…

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Messier 34
M34 Open Cluster

Messier 34

M34 is an open cluster in the constellation of Perseus. It is located approximately 1500 light years from Earth and is easily seen with binoculars under dark skies. Some observers…

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