M26 (NGC 6694)
Messier M26 (NGC 6694) is a open cluster located in the constellation Scutum, in the Sagittarius Arm of the Milky Way Galaxy. in the Local Group of galaxies.
Messier M26 is best viewed during late summer, is magnitude 9.5*, and can be viewed with large binoculars. It is 15' in size. For reference, the full moon is 30' (arc minutes) in size.
* The naked eye can see up to magnitude 8 objects under ideal dark sky conditions.
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