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Lesson Tag: Sagittarius

Challenge #4 –

Target Type R. A. Dec. Constellation Magnitude Size M28 (NGC 6626) Globular Cluster 18h 24m 33s -24° 52′ 11″ Sagittarius +6.8 13.8 arcmin Overview M28 is a gem of a cluster that’s easy to overlook in favor of the nearby, larger M22. But it shouldn’t be passed by because it is a treat. Messier discovered …

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Challenge #3 –

Target Type R. A. Dec. Constellation Magnitude Size M54 (NGC 6715) Globular Cluster 18h 55m 03s -30° 28′ 48″ Sagittarius +7.6 12.0 arcmin Overview This glorious cluster was discovered by Charles Messier in July 17798 and is the most distant of all his globulars. It also hold the distinction of being the second most massive …

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