• Constellation: Canes Venatici
  • Right Ascension: 13h 42m 11.62s
  • Declination: +28° 22′ 38.2″
  • Distance: 34,000 ly

Messier 3 is a globular cluster located in the constellation of Canes Venatici. It contains an estimated 500,000 stars and is one of the brighter and largest of the 250 or so globular located around our galaxy.



  • Telescope: EDT 80mm Reftactor
  • Camera: ZWO A071 Color