Palomar 12

Globulars or Open, clusters of stars can be neat viewing.
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Christopher K.
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Palomar 12

Post by Christopher K. » April 11th, 2015, 7:07 pm

The 19 February APOD shows a lovely globular cluster 62,000 light-years distant in Capricornus indexed by the Palomar Sky Survey. The cluster was discovered by Harrington and Zwicky in 1953.

19 February APOD:
http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap150219.html

More information:
http://spider.seds.org/spider/LG/cap_dw.html

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