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Messier M9

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M9 is located in the constellation Ophiucus, and is best viewed during Mid-Summer. The naked eye can see magnitude 6 objects (up to magnitude 8 under ideal dark sky conditions). For reference, the full moon is 30' (arc minutes) in size, or 1/2°.

      1. Name:
      2. N/A
      1. Type:
      2. Globular Cluster
      1. NGC:
      2. 6333
      1. Magnitude:
      2. 7.9
      1. Size:
      2. 9.3'
      1. RA:
      2. 17h 19.2m
      1. Dec:
      2. -18 31'
      1. Season:
      2. Mid-Summer

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