M71

Messier 71

Designation:
M71
Object Type:
Globular Cluster
Right Ascention:
19h 54m
Declination:
+18° 47'
Magnitude:
8.2
Distance:
13,000 light years
Constellation:
Sagitta

Image Source: ESA/Hubble & NASA

Articles about M71:

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