M2

Messier 2

Designation:
M2
Object Type:
Globular Cluster
Right Ascention:
21h 33m
Declination:
-00° 49'
Magnitude:
6.5
Distance:
37,500 light years
Constellation:
Aquarius

Image Source: NASA, ESA, STScI and A. Sarajedini (University of Florida)

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Messier 2 – Globular Cluster in Aquarius

October can be a depressing month for the globular cluster aficionado. Sagittarius, Scorpius, and Ophiuchus and their treasure trove of globular clusters have ridden off to the west, leaving us with the barren-looking skies of autumn.

But ... more