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Messier 71 :
globular star cluster

Messier 71 is a globular star cluster located in the constellation Sagitta . Messier 71 is magnitude 8.19*, and is 7.2' in size. For reference, the full moon is 30' (arc minutes) or 0.5° in size.

      1. Name:
      2. Messier 71
      1. Type:
      2. globular cluster
      1. Magnitude (m):
      2. 8.19
      1. Size:
      2. 7.2'
      1. Right Ascension:
      2. 19h 53m 46.49s
      1. Declination:
      2. +18° 46' 45.1"
      1. Messier #:
      2. M71

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



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