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Wide-field view of Messier 9 (ground-based image)

Wide-field view of Messier 9 (ground-based image)

Date: 15 March 2012
Satellite: Hubble Space Telescope
Depicts: Messier 9
Copyright: NASA, ESA, Digitized Sky Survey 2 (Acknowledgement: Davide De Martin)

This image from the Digitized Sky Survey 2 shows a wide-field view of globular cluster Messier 9 and its surroundings, imaged by a ground-based telescope. The dark patches are clouds of interstellar dust. Immediately to the right of Messier 9 is the dark cloud Barnard 64.
Last Update: 1 September 2019
20-Jun-2024 15:20 UT

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