Messier 72. NGC 6981

Click on the image for a full resolution version   Messier 72 is a loosely concentrated globular cluster located in the constellation Aquarius. Its distance, 54,570 ly, nearly twice the distance to the galactic center, makes it one of the most distant clusters in the Messier Catalog. Its visual bright magnitude despite the great distance, … Continue reading Messier 72. NGC 6981