M56

Messier 56

Designation:
M56
Object Type:
Globular Cluster
Right Ascention:
19h 17m
Declination:
+30° 11'
Magnitude:
8.3
Distance:
32,900 light years
Constellation:
Lyra

Image Source: ESA/Hubble & NASA

Articles about M56:

Celebration of Space - July 2, 2021

This coming Sunday, July 4, 2021, Mercury will achieve Maximum Western Elongation, which is when Mercury arrives at the point in its orbit where it is at tangent for Earth-bound observers. What this means in basic terms is that Mercury will be ... more