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The Hercules Cluster - M13

 

STARMUS Star Party Data from Astronomy Magazine and Explore Scientific

Open star clusters are not the only star clusters that exist. Globular star clusters are huge spheres of old stars, believed to have formed in the universe’s early days. They orbit the outer parts of galaxies, and the Hercules Cluster is one of the finest in our Milky Way.

Distance = 22,000 light-years

Learn more about M13:

  •  (Astronomy.com)
  •  (NASA.gov)

 


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