M68 (NGC 4590) is a globular cluster located within the constellation Hydra, in the Galactic Center of the Milky Way Galaxy. in the Local Group of galaxies.
M68 is best viewed during late spring, is magnitude 9.0*, and can be viewed with large binoculars. It is 12' in size. For reference, the full moon is 30' (arc minutes) in size.
* The naked eye can see up to magnitude 8 objects under ideal dark sky conditions.
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