The globular star cluster Messier 55 in the constellation of Sagittarius

This chart shows the location of the globular star cluster Messier 55 within the constellation of Sagittarius (The Archer). This map shows most of the stars visible to the unaided eye under good conditions and the cluster itself is marked with a red circle. This globular cluster can be easily seen with a very small telescope or binoculars.


ESO, IAU and Sky & Telescope

About the Image

Release date:9 May 2012, 12:00
Related releases:eso1220
Size:3338 x 4268 px

About the Object

Name:Messier 55
Type:Unspecified : Sky Phenomenon : Night Sky : Constellation

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