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Night Sky's Great Globular Cluster Visible In Telescopes

A fascinating deep sky object called the Great Globular

How often in looking through books

The Great

Messier was

We will come back to Messier in a

Celestial Chrysanthemum

To locate Messier 13, look toward

A keystone is the stone atop an

Actually, it was not Messier, but

Located at a distance of about

Messier first saw the cluster in

Today, if you use good binoculars

With a 4 to 6-inch

?In his Celestial Handbook, the

He Couldn?t Care Less

Many of the objects listed in Messier?s

Yet, there is absolutely no reason

But his catalogue, the by-product






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