NASA Night Sky Notes Monthly Article

NASA Night Sky Notes Monthly Article

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Photo of globular cluster M92, showing a dazzling array of stars that increase in density until individual stars cannot be seen at its bright core and appear as a sort of fog.
Composite image of the dense starry core of M92 imaged in multiple wavelengths. While your own views of these globular clusters won’t be nearly as crisp and detailed, you might be able to count some of its member stars. How far into their dense cores can you count individual stars?  Credits & Source: ESA/Hubble & NASA; Acknowledgment: Gilles Chapdelaine.

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July 2022 Edition

Find Hercules and His Mighty Globular Clusters
Updated July 17, 2022
Hercules might be a mighty hero, but many find his namesake constellation surprisingly hard to find. We have tips on how to spot the stars of Hercules, along with two standout globular star clusters, in our latest edition of NASA's Night Sky Notes!

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