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Messier Catalog M75

M75 (NGC 6864)

Messier M75 (NGC 6864) 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 M75 is best viewed during late summer, is magnitude 9.5*, and can be viewed with large binoculars. It is 6' in size. For reference, the full moon is 30' (arc minutes) in size.

      1. Name:
      1. Type:
      2. globular cluster
      1. NGC:
      2. 6864
      1. Magnitude (m):
      2. 9.5
      1. Viewing:
      2. large binoculars
      1. Size:
      2. 6'
      1. RA:
      2. 20h 6.1m
      1. Dec:
      2. -21 55'
      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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