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M19

Posted: November 11, 2013 in Astronomy
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M19 (aka NGC6273) is a globular cluster in the constellation Ophiuchus which is just visible with binoculars. It is approx 28,000 light years from earth relatively close to the galaxy centre. It is made up of a number of different stars and has a mass approx 1 million times that of our Sun.

M19b

photo taken using the Bradford Robotic telescope