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Star Cluster

Messier 62 :
globular star cluster

Messier 62 is a globular star cluster located in the constellation Ophiuchus . Messier 62 is magnitude 6.45*, and is 15' in size. For reference, the full moon is 30' (arc minutes) or 0.5° in size.

      1. Name:
      2. Messier 62
      1. Type:
      2. globular cluster
      1. Magnitude (m):
      2. 6.45
      1. Size:
      2. 15'
      1. Right Ascension:
      2. 17h 01m 12.80s
      1. Declination:
      2. -30° 06' 49.4"
      1. Messier #:
      2. M62

    * One can see up to magnitude 7-8 objects with perfect eyes under ideal dark sky conditions.



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