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Messier Catalog M28

M28 (NGC 6626)

Messier M28 (NGC 6626) is a globular cluster located in the constellation Sagittarius, in the Galactic Center of the Milky Way Galaxy. in the Local Group of galaxies.

Messier M28 is best viewed during late summer, is magnitude 8.5*, and can be viewed with binoculars. It is 11.2' in size. For reference, the full moon is 30' (arc minutes) in size.

      1. Name:
      1. Type:
      2. globular cluster
      1. NGC:
      2. 6626
      1. Magnitude (m):
      2. 8.5
      1. Viewing:
      2. binoculars
      1. Size:
      2. 11.2'
      1. RA:
      2. 18h 24.5m
      1. Dec:
      2. -24 52'
      1. Season:
      2. late summer
      1. Milky Way location:
      2. Galactic Center
      1. Galaxy group:
      2. Local Group

    * The naked eye can see up to magnitude 8 objects under ideal dark sky conditions.



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