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Star Cluster

Messier 3 :
globular star cluster

Messier 3 is a globular star cluster located in the constellation Canes Venatici . Messier 3 is magnitude 6.19*, and is 18' in size. For reference, the full moon is 30' (arc minutes) or 0.5° in size.

      1. Name:
      2. Messier 3
      1. Type:
      2. globular cluster
      1. Magnitude (m):
      2. 6.19
      1. Size:
      2. 18'
      1. Right Ascension:
      2. 13h 42m 11.62s
      1. Declination:
      2. +28° 22' 38.2"
      1. Messier #:
      2. M3

    * One can see up to magnitude 7-8 objects with perfect eyes under ideal dark sky conditions.



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