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M2 NGC 7089
6.5 37,500
M2
Class II Globular Cluster
~150,000 stars  
16' 175 ly
Aquarius
21h 33.5m -00 49'
M3 NGC 5272
6.2 30,600
M3
Class VI Globular Cluster
18 ' 180 ly
Canes Venatici
13h 42.2m +28 23'
M4 NGC 6121
5.6 7200
M4
^^^  
closest  
known  
36 m 140 ly
Class IX Globular Cluster
Scorpius
16h 23.6' -26 32'
M5 NGC 5904
5.6 24,500
M5
Class V Globular Cluster
inc. 105 known  
variable stars  
23' 125 ly
Serpens
15h 18.6' +02 05'
M9 NGC 6333
7.725,800
M9
Class VIII Globular Cluster
dimmed by  
interstellar dust  
12' 90 ly
Ophiuchus
17h 19.2' -18 31'
M10 NGC 6254
6.6 14,300
M10
Class VII Globular Cluster
 
 
~8.5' 83 ly
Ophiuchus
16h 57.1' -04 06'
M12 NGC 6218
6.7 16,000
M12
Class IX Globular Cluster
 
 
16' 75 ly
Ophiuchus
16h 47.2' -01 57'
M13 NGC 6205
5.825,100
Hercules Globular Cluster
Class V Globular Cluster
over a million stars  
20' 145 ly
Hercules
16h 41.7' +36 28'
M14 NGC 6402
7.630,300
M14
Class VIII Globular Cluster
over 70  
variable stars  
11' ~120 ly
Ophiuchus
17h 37.6' -03 15'
M15 NGC 7078
6.233,600
M15
Class IV Globular Cluster
densest known  
in the galaxy  
18' 210 ly
Pegasus
21h 30.0' +12 10'
M19 NGC 6273
6.8 28,000
M19
Class VIII Globular Cluster
 
 
17' 140 ly
Ophiuchus
17h 02.6' -26 16'
M22 NGC 6656
5.1 10,400
M22
~70,000 stars  
4th brightest and  
one of the nearest  
32' 97 ly
Class VII Globular Cluster
Sagittarius
18h 36.4' -23 54'
M28 NGC 6626
6.8 18,300
M28
Class IV Globular Cluster
next to M22  
11.2' 60 ly
Sagittarius
18h 24.5' -24 52'
M30 NGC 7099
7.2 26,100
M30
Class V Globular Cluster
12' 90 ly
Capricorn
21h 40.4' -23 11'
M53 NGC 5024
7.6 58,000
M53
Class V Globular Cluster
just 1 NE of  
alpha Com Ber  
13' 220ly
Coma Berenices
13h 12.9' +18 10'
M55 NGC 6809
6.3 17,300
M55
Class XI Globular Cluster
19' 100 ly
Sagittarius
19h 40' -30 58'
M56 NGC 6779
8.3 32,900
M56
Class X Globular Cluster
between Gamma Lyrae  
and Beta Cygni (Albireo)  
8.8' 85 ly
Lyra
19h 16.6' +30 11'
M62 NGC 6266
6.5 22,500
M62
Class IV Globular Cluster
contains many  
X-ray binaries  
15' 100 ly
Ophiuchus
17h 01.2' -30 07'
M68 NGC 4590
7.8 33,300
M68
Class X Globular Cluster
11' 106 ly
Hydra
12h 39.5' -26 45'
M69 NGC 6637
7.6 29,700
M69
Class V Globular Cluster
right next to M70  
9.8' 61 ly
Sagittarius
18h 31.4' -32 21'
M70 NGC 6681
7.9 29,300
M70
Class V Globular Cluster
right next to M69  
8' 68 ly
Sagittarius
18h 43.2' -32 18'
M71 NGC 6838
8.2 13,000
M71
Class X-XI Globular Cluster
Loose Globular  
7.2' 27-90 ly
Sagitta
19h 53.8' +18 47'
M72 NGC 6981
9.3 55,400
M72
Class IX Globular Cluster
close to M73  
6.6' 106 ly
Aquarius
20h 53.5' -12 32'
M75 NGC 6864
8.5 67,500
M75
Class I Globular Cluster
6.8' 130 ly
x
20h 06.1' -21 55'
M79 NGC 1904
7.7 42,100
M79
Class V Globular Cluster
possible migratory GC  
9.6' 118 ly
Lepus
5h 24.5' -24 33'
M80 NGC 6093
7.3 32,600
M80
T Scorpii
Class II Globular Cluster
 
 
10' 95 ly
Scorpius
16h 17.0' -22 59'
M92 NGC 6341
6.4 26,700
M92
Class IV Globular Cluster
330,000 stars  
14' 109 ly
Hercules
17h 17.1' +43 08'
M107 NGC 6171
7.9 20,900
M107
Class X Globular Cluster
13' 80 ly
Ophiuchus
16h 32.5' -13 03'



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