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Aquarius

M72, Globular Cluster in Aquarius

Target Type R. A. Dec. Constellation Magnitude Size M72 (NGC 6981) Globular Cluster 20h 53m 28s -12° 32′ 14″ Aquarius +9.8 6.6 arcmin Overview The 72nd entry in Messier’s catalog is the faintest of all the globular clusters listed. Just six arcminutes wide and shining fainter than magnitude 9, this is an easy object to […]

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M73, Asterism in Aquarius

Target Type R. A. Dec. Constellation Magnitude Size M73 (NGC 6994) Asterism 20h 58m 55s -12° 38′ 00″ Aquarius +8.9 9.0 arcmin Overview There are not many objects in the Messier catalog that probably shouldn’t be in it, but M73 is one of them. Charles Messier discovered what he believed to be a cluster in

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M2, Globular Cluster Copy Copy Copy

Target Type R. A. Dec. Constellation Magnitude Size M2 Globular Cluster 21h 33m 27s -00° 49′ 24″ Aquarius +6.5 16.0 arcmins Overview Our first challenge this month is to find the second object in Charles Messier’s catalog. Although he discovered it independently, he wasn’t the first astronomer to point a telescope in its direction. Jean-Dominique

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M2, Globular Cluster Copy Copy

Target Type R. A. Dec. Constellation Magnitude Size M2 Globular Cluster 21h 33m 27s -00° 49′ 24″ Aquarius +6.5 16.0 arcmins Overview Our first challenge this month is to find the second object in Charles Messier’s catalog. Although he discovered it independently, he wasn’t the first astronomer to point a telescope in its direction. Jean-Dominique

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M2, Globular Cluster Copy

Target Type R. A. Dec. Constellation Magnitude Size M2 Globular Cluster 21h 33m 27s -00° 49′ 24″ Aquarius +6.5 16.0 arcmins Overview Our first challenge this month is to find the second object in Charles Messier’s catalog. Although he discovered it independently, he wasn’t the first astronomer to point a telescope in its direction. Jean-Dominique

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M2, Globular Cluster

Target Type R. A. Dec. Constellation Magnitude Size M2 Globular Cluster 21h 33m 27s -00° 49′ 24″ Aquarius +6.5 16.0 arcmins Overview Our first challenge this month is to find the second object in Charles Messier’s catalog. Although he discovered it independently, he wasn’t the first astronomer to point a telescope in its direction. Jean-Dominique

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