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Messier Catalog M69

M69 (NGC 6637)

Messier M69 (NGC 6637) 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 M69 is best viewed during late summer, is magnitude 9.0*, and can be viewed with large binoculars. It is 7.1' in size. For reference, the full moon is 30' (arc minutes) in size.

      1. Name:
      1. Type:
      2. globular cluster
      1. NGC:
      2. 6637
      1. Magnitude (m):
      2. 9.0
      1. Viewing:
      2. large binoculars
      1. Size:
      2. 7.1'
      1. RA:
      2. 18h 34.4m
      1. Dec:
      2. -32 21'
      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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