Messier 12 (M 12)

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The globular star cluster M 12 is located in the constellation Ophiuchus/Serpent Bearer not far away from the globular star cluster M 10. According to Stoyan, it is interesting to observe both clusters in succession and compare them.

Size: 5' (Stoyan)
Distance: 18,000 light years (Stoyan)
Rating: ** (Stoyan)



M 12 in Ophiuchus/Serpent Bearer is located to the right of M 10


My Own Observations

Observations Summer to Autumn 2016

Observed on September 7, 2016 in Mühlhausen/Kraichgau using the Sky-Watcher SkyMaster-102 on my GoTo Mount, a faint glow.



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