Release 11.12 ("Hergest Ridge")

Gclusters :: Link Item "lk94"

Link ID: lk94
ClusterNGC 5904
NameAPOD 2017 Nov 4 : Hubble's Messier 5
Description"Beautiful Nebula discovered between the Balance [Libra] & the Serpent [Serpens] ..." begins the description of the 5th entry in 18th century astronomer Charles Messier's famous catalog of nebulae and star clusters. Though it appeared to Messier to be fuzzy and round and without stars, Messier 5 (M5) is now known to be a globular star cluster, 100,000 stars or more...
Added on2017-11-08
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