Astro photography

Globular Cluster M3

Globular Cluster Messier 3, April 15, 2009. Located 34,000 light-years away from Earth, M3 is made up of about half a million stars. Found in the constellation Canes Venatici, M3 is just visible as a fuzzy patch of light under dark, rural skies. This great sphere of stars is roughly 150 light-years across.

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